The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (DOE-OE), in conjunction with GridWise Alliance (GWA), recently hosted a series of regional workshops and a national summit entitled, “The Future of the Grid: Evolving to Meet America’s Needs.”
The Department of Energy (DOE) is trying to make the power cords that charge computers and cellphones more efficient, the agency said Monday. The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced it will hold a public meeting later this month to discuss the proposed rules for external power supplies that charge the devices.
In 2011, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued standards for home refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers and freezers to increase the energy efficiency of these commonly-used appliances. The standards reflect several recommendations made to DOE from states