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

MC Approves Consumer Advocate Funding

At its October 22 meeting, the Members Committee approved a proposal from the Consumer Advocates of the PJM States to change the way the group is funded.  Since its formation in 2013, CAPS has been funded through the Constellation merger…

MC Webinar Presents FERC Updates, Virtual Transaction Recommendations

This is an updated version of a story that ran briefly  in the October 19 edition of Inside Lines. Ongoing PJM efforts in response to  the recent notice of proposed rulemaking by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the publication…

PJM Files FTR Rules Changes

On Monday, October 19, PJM filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a package of Financial Transmission Rights rule changes. The PJM Board directed PJM staff to file the changes at its October 15 meeting. Because changes must be made to two documents,…

October 23 Deadline for 2015 Stakeholder Survey

PJM’s 2015 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey remains open until Friday, October 23. The survey gives stakeholders the opportunity to provide feedback to ensure that doing business with PJM is as easy as possible. Survey participants should have received an email invitation…

Board Directs PJM to File FTR Rule Changes

At its October 15 meeting, the PJM Board directed PJM staff to file with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, under Section 206 of the Federal Power Act, the package of Financial Transmission Rights  rule changes on which members last voted…

PJM Board Approves Transmission Improvements to Save Consumers $815 Million

The PJM Interconnection Board today authorized dozens of electric transmission improvements, including a record number that address market efficiency issues. The market efficiency changes are estimated to save electricity consumers $815 million in transmission congestion costs and additional millions in…

PJM’S CEO Transition Complete

The PJM Board today officially welcomed Andrew L. Ott as PJM’s new president and chief executive officer after a six-month transition working closely with retiring CEO Terry Boston. Boston will serve as CEO emeritus until his retirement on December 31….

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on FERC’s Role with Demand Response

The Supreme Court of the United States is expected to hear oral arguments today in the appeal of a case initially filed by the Electric Power Supply Association which challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relative to…

PJM Files Energy Cap Tariff Change with FERC

On October 14, PJM filed its tariff revisions with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to modify various provisions related to the energy offer cap in advance of the 2015-2016 winter. The proposed revisions allow cost-based offers to be submitted at any…

PJM Report on Virtual Transactions Calls for Some Reforms

On October 12, PJM Interconnection posted on pjm.com a report, Virtual Transactions in the PJM Energy Markets, in response to stakeholders’ request for clarity around certain aspects of the virtual transactions. The report also recommends some rule reforms to be…