This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Diversified Power International, LLC (DPI), a manufacturer of battery chargers. In its Application, DPI seeks relief from the Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Battery Chargers (Standards) published on June 13, 2016, at 81 Fed. Reg. 38265 and codified at 10 C.F.R. 430.32(z). Compliance with the Standards is required for equipment manufactured on or after June 13, 2018.

DPI asserts that it will face serious financial consequences if required to immediately comply with the Standards. As set forth in this Decision and Order, we have concluded that DPI’s Application for Exception should be granted in part.