Nancy Vu of The Washington Examiner reports on the Department of Energy’s new gas stove rule.
- After much controversy, the Department of Energy has released its finalized efficiency standards for gas stoves.
- While its February 2023 proposed rule would have made 50% of gas stoves on the market ineligible, the finalized rule will only impact 3% of gas stoves and 23% of electric stoves.
- The finalized rule will take effect in 2028 and is projected to save consumers $1.6 billion over 30 years on their utility bills.
“The DOE is estimating the standards will decrease carbon emissions by approximately 4 million metric tons cumulatively over the same time span — roughly equivalent to the emissions associated with the energy use of 500,000 households.”
Read the full article here.