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Ott Addresses Resilience Importance at Grid 20/20

Why this Grid 20/20? Why the focus on security and resilience? Why now? Andy Ott, PJM president and CEO, opened the Grid 20/20 forum Tuesday in Baltimore with those questions. Ott said one of the goals of the forum was…

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14.– a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates are…

PJM Launches Planning Community

PJM stakeholders involved with system planning now have a centralized resource to connect with other stakeholders and PJM –  Planning Community, which  debuted at the Sept. 14 Planning Committee meeting. The first tool of its kind for grid operators, Planning…

MIC Looks at Balancing Ratio, Kentucky EE

PJM presented a proposal to address the average balancing ratio used in the base residual auction at the Market Implementation Committee Sept. 15. The balancing ratio is calculated during a performance assessment hour to determine each generation capacity resource’s obligation…

Stakeholders Debate Capacity Construct Proposals 

After two days of discussions that drilled down into the complexities of pricing, subsidies and market forces, members of the Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force may have a day to breathe. Then, beginning with a poll that will…

PJM Donates $20K to Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward relief efforts in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “Coming just days after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding…

Operations Looks at Short-Term Plans to Address Resilience

PJM Operations introduced its short-term resilience plans at the Operating Committee meeting Sept. 12. For PJM, resilience means the ability of the system to withstand or quickly recover from events that pose operational risks. Glen Boyle, manager – System Operator…

PJM Donates $20,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “We’re moved by the images of stranded families, heroic rescues and people in great…

Education Sessions on Intraday Offers, Offer Cap Verification

In response to stakeholder feedback, PJM is offering two education sessions for members on market implementation issues in September. There will be an education session on intraday offers on Friday, Sept. 15, from noon until 4 p.m. and an offer…