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PJM Presents RTEP Updates at TEAC

PJM Planning staff on Thursday gave the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee an update on the progress of the 2017 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan, as well as an update on the status of the new Planning Community tool. PJM anticipates opening…

Grid Resilience, Winter Resource Adequacy at PC Forefront

Stakeholders and PJM engaged in a primer for the hows, whys and wherefores for incorporating resilience into PJM system planning at the July 13 Planning Committee meeting. Mark Sims, manager – Transmission Planning, gave an overview of several major aspects…

PJM Briefs MIC on D.C. Court Remand

At the July 13 Market Implementation Committee meeting, PJM briefed stakeholders on a July 7 court ruling regarding market adjustments. PJM addressed the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that partially vacated the…

Stakeholders Vet Complex Issues at July MIC

A number of complex issues, such as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 825 on shortage pricing, intraday offers and energy efficiency resources, topped the agenda at the July 12 Markets Implementation Committee meeting. Stakeholders engaged in extended discussion, for example,…

PJM Discusses Resilience Efforts Update at OC

Resilience has become a major area of focus for PJM and the latest update on the grid’s resilience efforts were presented at the July 11 Operating Committee meeting. Jonathon Monken, senior director – Systems Resilience and Strategic Coordination, described resilience…

PJM Issues Mid-year Load Update

PJM released its mid-year update of the PJM load forecast.  The load forecast uses a number of scenarios to predict load for the current year and three years ahead. The update provides capacity market participants an early indication of next…

PJM Paper Looks at Demand Response Goals

Over the last 10 years, the combination of changes in grid operational needs, the evolution of wholesale markets, development of behind-the-meter generation technology and increasing focus on resilience call for a review of how demand resources integrate into operations and…

PJM Updates Possible Stability Solutions  

PJM has updated its analysis, “Stability Project Beneficiary Identification Alternatives,” which it developed at the direction of the PJM Board. PJM provides this revised white paper to address several specific issues raised by PJM stakeholders at the June 9, 2017,…