Granholm Assures Lawmakers DOE Plan Will Not Block Gas Stoves

March 23, 2023
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is offering assurances to House appropriators that her department’s upcoming efficiency standards for gas stove cooktops will not derail their use, while offering additional pushback against an oft-cited statistic by industry officials that the rule would disallow nearly all units on the market. Granholm’s assurances came during a March 23 House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the Energy Department’s (DOE) fiscal year 2024 budget request. They reflect DOE’s ongoing efforts to tamp down claims that its efficiency...

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