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Reminder: Act 129 Statewide Energy Efficiency Baseline Studies and 2026 Technical Reference Manual Update Stakeholder Meetings

Published on 1/19/2024

Filed under: Consumer Education Electric Gas

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) issued a Secretarial Letter announcing two Act 129 Stakeholder meetings regarding the Act 129 Statewide Energy Efficiency Residential and Non-Residential Baseline Studies and 2026 Technical Reference Manual Update.

The Stakeholder meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North Street, Harrisburg. An agenda and additional information is available on the Commission’s website.

The meeting scheduled for February 7 will allow the Statewide Evaluator to provide an overview of the methodologies and findings of the residential and non-residential baseline studies while also providing stakeholders the opportunity to pose questions regarding these studies. 

The purpose of the February 8 meeting is to provide a preview of the Act 129 2026 TRM update and to inform stakeholders about changes to existing TRM measure protocols. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to discuss these and any other protocols and/or other TRM changes that are being sought. 

PowerPoint presentations of both meetings will be posted to the Act 129 Statewide Evaluator (SWE) and Technical Reference Manual pages of the Commission’s website. 

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