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

OC Examines Primary Frequency Response Issues

As the first line of defense in frequency disturbance events, primary frequency response is critical for controlling frequency in system restoration events. At the Operating Committee meeting on May 3, members approved a proposed problem statement and issue charge that…

A different energy drives change in our community

By Nora Swimm, senior vice president – Corporate Client Services In the 16 years I have worked at PJM, I have learned just how passionate employees are about giving back.  PJM truly cares about the community where its employees live…

PJM Warns Members of New Phishing Email

 PJM has reports of members receiving a new phishing email that falsely appears to come from Andrew L. Ott, PJM president and CEO. The email contains an attachment that, if opened, attempts to steal user credentials. The email has the…

Firewall Upgrade Happening Thursday

PJM is performing another firewall upgrade Thursday, May 4, from 8–9 p.m. (EDT). A number of applications will experience intermittent outages during the planned upgrade. Any additional updates prior to the upgrade can be found on the outage page on…

PJM Launches Online Tech Change Forum Community

PJM has introduced a new online community to support the Tech Change Forum in order to foster continued collaboration between PJM, its members and vendors over upcoming changes to PJM’s tools and technology. New users must register for the community…

Ott and Bresler Testifying at FERC on State Policy, Markets

PJM President and CEO Andy Ott and Stu Bresler, senior vice president − Operations and Markets, will testify at a two-day technical conference at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission May 1 and 2. The conference, “State Policies and Wholesale Markets…

Stakeholders Debate Endorsements at MRC

Stakeholders tackled challenging topics such as virtual transactions and various aspects of the capacity construct at a sometimes contentious Markets and Reliability Committee meeting on April 27. Tom O’Brien, senior vice present and PJM chief information officer, also cautioned members…

PJM Warns Members of Phishing Attempts  

Thursday, Tom O’Brien _ PJM senior vice president and chief information officer, warned stakeholders at the Markets and Reliability Committee to be aware of recent phishing attempts targeting PJM members. A handful of  members contacted PJM, wanting to make the…

PJM Files Amicus Curiae Brief on ZEC Program

PJM Tuesday filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States District Court in Illinois regarding the state’s zero emission credit program. PJM believes the program will substantially harm the wholesale electricity markets that PJM operates, as well as the…

PJM Reschedules Some May Meetings  

PJM is changing the schedule of several standing meetings next week because of the May 1-2 technical conference at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The schedule is changing so stakeholders can attend the technical conference on state policies and wholesale…