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PJM Provides Economic Analysis of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

PJM posted its economic analysis of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan today. The Organization of PJM States, Inc., which represents state utility regulators in the region served by PJM, requested the analysis of economic impacts on…

Transmission Owners Approve New Cost Allocation Criteria

The Transmission Owners Agreement-Administrative Committee has proposed changes to how costs of some transmission projects are allocated under the PJM Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. Chip Richardson of PPL Electric Utilities Corp., who represented the Transmission Owners, explained the change to…

New Way to Estimate Demand Response in Load Forecast

A proposal that would change the way future demand response is estimated in the annual PJM load forecast, which is used in planning studies, will be brought to the Markets and Reliability Committee for endorsement next month. The proposal was…

Update on Demand Response Stop-Gap

Stu Bresler, vice president of Market Operations for PJM, reported the timeline of actions expected on PJM’s Demand Response Stop Gap proposal. Bresler presented the update at the Feb. 26 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting. The proposal offers a way…

PJM Decides Not to Pursue Further Action on RMR-like Proposal

PJM will not pursue RMR-related revisions to its tariff in the wake of FERC’s rejection of the initial filing to enter into agreements outside of the capacity market for the 2015/2016 delivery year.  Michael Kormos, executive vice president – Operations,…

Mixed FERC Decisions on Shoring Resource Adequacy for 2015-16

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved one PJM proposal and rejected another, both of which were aimed at ensuring resource adequacy to maintain grid reliability for the winter of 2015-16. FERC approved the request for a waiver allowing PJM to retain…

PJM’s Kormos and Glazer Testify on Clean Power Plan at FERC

Michael Kormos, executive vice president of Operations for PJM, testified Feb. 19, at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s technical conference on the potential implications on reliability and wholesale electricity markets of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan….

PJM Responds to Stakeholder Comments on Capacity Performance

PJM filed answers to comments sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the Capacity Performance proposal. Filed with the FERC Dec. 12, 2014, the proposal creates a new means to incent and penalize power supply resources for their performance…

Welcome to your new official source for PJM News

We’ve heard you! Our readers want the latest news about PJM more frequently and they want to hear it from PJM. Our new Inside Lines is that source. PJM Inside Lines has been entirely redesigned to be your online news site for official PJM news and  informative features with a fresh, easy-to-navigate design. Visit…

PJM Board approves RTEP additions

The PJM Board approved changes to the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan involving transmission upgrades totaling $474 million to address baseline reliability criteria violations. Also authorized were changes to previously approved projects, bringing the total net impact to more than $551…