DOE Issues a Comment Period Extension Pertaining to the Request for Information on the Process for Developing Energy Conservation Standards

February 2, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice extending the comment period pertaining to the Process Rule RFI published on December 18, 2017. The comment period has been extended until March 2, 2018 to provide interested parties additional time to prepare and submit comments.

  • DOE requests and will accept comments, data, and information in response to the Process Rule RFI until March 2, 2018.
  • Interested persons are encouraged to submit comments using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at
  • Alternatively, interested persons may submit comments, identified by “Process Rule RFI” by Email ( or postal mail.
  • DOE welcomes written comments from the public on any subject within the scope of this document (including topics not raised in this request for information).