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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…

PJM Alerts Members of New Phishing Attempt

PJM notified members on Monday, Aug. 28, to be on the alert for a phishing email that falsely appears to be related to PJM. PJM has received reports of a phishing email being sent to PJM Members with the subject…

Task Force to Study Value of Summer-Only DR Outside of Capacity Market

Stakeholders at the Aug. 24 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting endorsed the creation of a new senior task force to study how summer-only demand response may be valued within the PJM marketplace, outside of the capacity market. Scott Baker, senior…

PJM Reacts to DOE Grid Study

The U.S. Department of Energy issued its report, Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability, late on Aug. 23. The report responded to Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s order for a study of the long-term reliability of the…

PJM Offers Ideas on Carbon Pricing

PJM released its most recent working paper addressing carbon pricing approaches, Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives through PJM’s Energy Markets: A Review of Carbon-Pricing Frameworks. PJM produced this working paper in order to provide more detail on how state carbon policies…

PJM Hosts 2nd Forum on Electric Grid Security and Resilience

PJM is hosting the latest in its Grid 20/20 forum series, Focus on Security and Resilience, on Sept. 19, 2017, in Baltimore. This is the second of two events focused on resilience this year. Extreme weather events, cyberattacks and potential…

PJM Sees Impact on Solar Generation during August Eclipse

PJM and its members ensured reliable power supplies throughout the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. PJM recorded a drop of approximately 520 megawatts of wholesale solar generation from before the eclipse until the peak of the eclipse. In addition, PJM also…