Feds should leave energy standards to industry, groups say

04/10/2013 | Broadcasting & Cable

The Department of Energy should refrain from offering its own benchmark for set-top box energy efficiency until the success of a "landmark" agreement between the Consumer Electronics Association and MVPDs can be assessed, the National Cable and Telecommunications Association wrote in a filing. The first phase of the pact "will result in annual residential electricity savings of at least $1.5 billion, reducing carbon emissions by the equivalent of four power plants annually," NCTA writes. The American Cable Association, in a separate filing, said a proposed Energy Department mandate for testing boxes would prove burdensome for smaller cablers.

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