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

PJM receives Main Line Gives Back Award

PJM has received the Main Line Gives Back Award in the large corporation category from the Main Line Chamber of Commerce.  The award honors companies’ efforts to enhance the community, through support for nonprofits and other community-focused endeavors including donations…

MIC listens to reliability and resilience proposals

Resilience, RERRA and complex market solutions – stakeholders discussed it all at the Markets Implementation Committee meeting on Dec. 13. PJM presented resilience from an RTO-wide overview, as well as an examination of market aspects for gas pipelines in emergencies….

OC hears resilience update 

How PJM and its stakeholders would approach gas-electric contingencies during a cyber or physical threat was at the center of the Dec. 12 Operating Committee meeting. Stakeholders and PJM reviewed resilience initiatives for gas pipeline contingencies – in both “normal”…

PJM, stakeholders vet IMM proposal at special MRC

At a special session of the Markets & Reliability Committee Tuesday, PJM and stakeholders had a thorough review and vetting of a proposal that was recently endorsed by the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force. The proposal from Monitoring Analytics,…

MC elects vice chair, sector whips, Finance members

As part of the consent agenda at the Dec. 7 Members Committee meeting, members endorsed two tariff revisions related to credit requirements (credit requirements for regulation resources and financial transmission rights credit requirements) and approved revisions to the Operating Agreement…

Market issues dominate MRC 

Stakeholders wrestled with a number of market issues – energy price formation, price-responsive demand and the work of the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force at a lengthy Markets & Reliability Committee meeting Thursday. Energy Price Formation Stu Bresler, senior…

General Session industry panel talks change, technology, environment

At the Dec. 6 PJM General Session, six panelists representing national associations of generation suppliers and consumers agreed on one thing: Change is coming. For David Springe, executive director of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, that meant…

General Session panelists look at energy beyond PJM

Even without the Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, many issues drive the federal discussion of the electric energy industry these days. Panelists from the federal sphere gave their perspective of the industry…

PJM Board authorizes $350 million in transmission upgrades

The PJM Board has authorized $350.45 million.in electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65 million customers PJM serves. It also approved the Installed Reserve Margin of 15.8 percent for 2021-22. “Maintaining the reliability of the…