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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 24-737



Implementation of the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004: Standards for the Participation of Demand Side Management Resources—Technical Reference Manual 2026 Update; Doc. No. M-2023-3044491

[54 Pa.B. 2910]
[Saturday, May 25, 2024]

 On May 9, 2024, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (Commission) entered a Tentative Order proposing several updates to climate-related assumptions in the Technical Reference Manual (TRM), an update to the building code, expanding the TRM to calculate winter peak demand savings and other general changes. The Commission is proposing 9 new residential and 16 new nonresidential measures to include in the 2026 TRM. The Commission is also proposing updates to residential and nonresidential measures included from the Phase IV TRM.

 This notice is to inform electric distribution companies and interested parties that interested persons may file comments to the Tentative Order and proposed updates to the TRM on or before 30 days after this notice is published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Thereafter, interested parties have 20 days to file and serve reply comments. Filings must reference Doc. No. M-2023-3044491.

 Instructions for filing can be found on the Commission's web site at Individuals can also sign up for a free eFiling account with the Secretary of the Commission through the Commission's eFiling system at Documents filed relative to this docket are available for inspection by searching under the petitioner's docket number on the Commission's web site at

 Additionally, a Word formatted copy of all comments and reply comments shall be e-mailed to Regi Sam at, Tiffany Tran at and Adam Young at Attachments may not exceed 3 megabytes.

 Confidential filings should be clearly marked as such and e-mailed directly to the Commission Secretary, Rosemary Chiavetta at

 The contact person for questions regarding this notice is Tiffany L. Tran, Assistant Counsel, Law Bureau, (717) 783-5413,


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 24-737. Filed for public inspection May 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m.]

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