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

Capacity Performance update

On November 4, 13 coalitions presented to the PJM Board comments on the proposed Capacity Performance proposal. (A total of 14 coalitions were formed and provided briefing papers, however only 13 of them presented.) This meeting was the culmination of…

Planning has become more ‘sensitive’

Planning is about data, analysis and reliability and, more recently, it’s also about sensitivity. PJM’s Planning Department today is going beyond its traditional studies for reliability and market efficiency to perform more in-depth, long-term sensitivity analyses. These studies were initially…

Capacity Senior Task Force Sunsets

PJM – Evolution of Demand Response The Capacity Senior Task Force, created in the spring 2012, has worked through several significant matters assigned to it from the Markets and Reliability Committee. Having completed all of its work, the CSTF was…

PJM filed new capacity auction parameters with FERC

After a thorough review of stakeholder comments and input from the Independent Market Monitor, PJM filed tariff revisions (PDF) from the triennial review of Reliability Pricing Model parameters. These revisions will enhance the effectiveness of the PJM forward capacity market…

New features of Electricity Price Ticker

Consumers who are curious about the wholesale price of power can access information instantly on PJM’s newly retooled Electricity Price Ticker page. The Price Ticker page features the real-time price of wholesale power and resources to better understand electricity pricing….

Capacity Performance proposal updated with stakeholder feedback

PJM has updated the Capacity Performance white paper (PDF) with substantive revisions to the proposal that are responsive to stakeholder comments while addressing key reliability issues identified in the Cold Weather Report. The Capacity Performance proposal addresses fuel security and…

Thinking About the Future of Demand Response

The D.C.’s Circuit Court of Appeals decision last May saying that the FERC lacked jurisdiction to regulate demand response has left many unanswered questions, uncertainties and risks. Although limited to the payment of demand response in wholesale energy markets, the…