DOE annually adjusts for inflation the maximum civil penalty pertaining to violations of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, as amended, (“EPCA”) energy and water conservations standards and requirements for consumer products and industrial equipment.  

See 10 C.F.R. §§ 429.120, 431.382(b) for the current maximum penalty per violation.  See also the below rules pertaining to various adjustments to the maximum civil penalty since 2016.