Title 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

Chapter 27
The Energy and Consumer Savings Act of 2005

R.I. Gen. Laws 39-27-7

 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 standards.

History of Section.
P.L. 2005, ch. 136, 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 146, 1.