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

PJM Responds to 2016 State of the Market Report

PJM today released its response to the 2016 State of the Market Report, produced by Monitoring Analytics, the independent market monitor (IMM) for PJM. The 2016 State of the Market Report provides an assessment of market performance and recommendations aimed…

PJM Firewall Update on May 11

PJM is performing another firewall upgrade on Thursday, May 11, from 8–9 p.m. (EDT). The applications affected will experience intermittent outages during the planned upgrade. Any additional updates prior to the upgrade can be found on the outage page on…

PJM Base Residual Auction Opens Today

The sell offer window for the PJM Base Residual Auction – the annual capacity auction – for the 2020/2021 delivery year opens today, May 10, and will close at 5 p.m. (EPT) Tuesday, May 16, 2017. After a gradual transition…

PJM Releases Summer Reliability Assessment

PJM Interconnection says it has enough power to meet anticipated peak demand and keep the region’s 65 million consumers cool this summer. That’s good news, because meteorologists anticipate above-average temperatures this season. As part of its annual summer assessment, PJM…

MIC Revisits Rules on CP Registration

On Wednesday, for the second month in a row, stakeholders navigated through complicated issues at the Markets Implementation Committee. Members deliberated when emergency/pre-emergency demand response resources can register as  capacity performance resources, revisited state restrictions on energy efficiency resources aggregation…

Planning Committee Discusses Changes to Planning Windows

The Planning Committee reviewed the evolution of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan proposal windows and its implementation moving forward at its May 4 meeting. As part of the RTEP redesign, PJM is restructuring the proposal window cycles, specifically creating a…

PJM Presents “As left” CETL Studies at TEAC

PJM presented the “as left” capacity emergency transfer limit load deliverability studies for a year 2020 summer model from the 2016 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan at the May 4 Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting. These studies, presented in the reliability…

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…