For previous issues of Inside Lines before February 2015, please see the archives on pjm.com.

DER Subcommittee reviews initiatives

At the Jan. 5 Distributed Energy Resources Subcommittee meeting, stakeholders discussed proposals and ideas that established the groundwork for future discussions on potential rules for market participation of wholesale distributed energy resources. PJM defines a distributed energy resource as a…

Jan. 5 cold weather report – update on Jan. 6

Updated – Jan. 6 PJM recorded a new high peak demand for the week (and year) Friday evening, Jan. 5. Demand for electricity reached 138,465 megawatts at 7 p.m. Friday. Demand was higher than originally expected because temperatures and wind…

Update: PJM System Performing in Winter Storm Grayson

Extreme cold temperatures continued across the PJM footprint Thursday, along with snow and ice associated with Winter Storm Grayson in the eastern portion of the RTO. As of noon, Jan. 4, the preliminary peak demand for this cold snap is…

With cold temps, PJM has highest winter demand since 2015

The cold snap that continues to engulf much of the United States has brought PJM the highest winter load since 2015 and potentially one of the top 10 winter peaks (XLSX). On Wednesday, Jan. 3, temperatures remained frigid across the RTO,…

PJM releases 2018 Load Forecast report

PJM has released the 2018 Load Forecast Report, which contains projections of peak load, net energy, load management, and distributed solar generation for each PJM zone and the RTO.  Forecasts span the years 2018 through 2033. PJM presented the preliminary report…

Stakeholders tackle complex issues at MRC

The stakeholder process did not take a holiday Thursday, as members looked at a number of complex issues at the Markets & Reliability Committee meeting. Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force Stakeholders voted to defer consideration until the Jan….

Learn how PJM interacts with FERC on new page of PJM Learning Center

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is the principal regulatory agency having jurisdiction over PJM, its markets and its services. Learn how PJM interacts with FERC on the newly designed page of the PJM Learning Center. The Learning Center is PJM’s…

PJM gives TEAC Planning Community update

PJM presented an update to the Planning Community tool at a lengthy Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting Thursday. PJM implemented the Planning Community in September 2017 as a platform for members to share knowledge, exchange answers and continue the debate…

PJM presents 2018 load forecast preview to PC

Stakeholders heard PJM’s preliminary 2018 Load Forecast results and report at the Planning Committee meeting Dec. 14. John Reynolds, senior lead economic analyst – Resource Adequacy Planning, gave the overview of the load forecast results and the preview of the…