Public Utilities and Carriers
The Energy and Consumer Savings Act of 2005
§ 39-27-7 New and revised standards.
The commission may adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of
chapter 35 of title 42, to establish increased efficiency standards for the
products listed in § 39-27-4. In considering such amended standards, the
commission, in consultation with the chief of energy and community services,
shall set efficiency standards upon a determination that increased efficiency
standards would serve to promote energy conservation in the state and would be
cost-effective for consumers who purchase and use such products; provided, that
increased efficiency standards shall become effective within one year following
the adoption of any amended regulations establishing such increased efficiency
History of Section.
(P.L. 2005, ch. 136, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 146, § 1.)