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Resources and Reserves Available to Beat June Heat

Despite hot weather across the PJM footprint this week, no power supply problems are expected at this time. PJM has issued Hot Weather Alerts for the footprint for Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13. The alerts were called because…

PJM Presents Updates to TEAC

PJM presented a series of updates to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Thursday, including projects it intends present to the board for approval in July. In its reliability analysis, PJM said that it intends to present all recommended baseline…

PJM Presents Possible Stability Solutions at Special TEAC

PJM presented results of its analysis, “Stability Project Beneficiary Identification Alternatives” to stakeholders and members on Friday morning at a special session of the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee. PJM developed the report at the direction of the PJM Board; the…

MIC Narrowly Passes EER Problem Statement  

PJM stakeholders on Wednesday at the Markets Implementation Committee narrowly passed a problem statement and issue charge that addresses state requirements on energy efficiency aggregation for PJM capacity market participation. The stakeholder discussion on the problem statement and issue charge…

PJM Presents “Resilience Roadmap” to Operating Committee  

What are PJM’s next steps for fuel security and resilience? Stakeholders learned part of the answer Tuesday, when PJM presented a “resilience roadmap” at the Operating Committee meeting. The presentation followed the themes of the recent paper, “PJM’s Evolving Resource Mix…

PJM Discusses Auction Results at MRC

PJM presented a summary of the 2020/2021 Base Residual Auction results and report to stakeholders at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting May 25. Jeff Bastian, manager – Capacity Market Operations, broke down the auction results into offered and cleared…

PJM Capacity Auction Sees Strong Response from Market Participants

PJM Interconnection completed its first annual capacity auction in which all resources had to meet strict capacity performance requirements. The auction procures power supply resources to meet consumers’ electricity needs three years from now. The auction produced a price of…

City Spotlight – Ocean City, New Jersey

Through the late spring and summer months, Inside Lines’ “City Spotlight” takes a trip to some popular beach towns in the PJM footprint. Ocean City, N.J. is connected to the high-voltage grid through Atlantic City Electric, which was integrated into…

Annual Report Reflects Industry’s Rapid Pace of Change

PJM Interconnection’s 2016 annual report is now available to the public on the website.. The report highlights PJM’s accomplishments and efforts to preserve reliability while adapting to change in order to ensure market efficiency and grid resilience. The report’s theme,…