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

ISO/RTO Council releases resource investment report

The ISO/RTO Council Monday released the Resource Investment in the Golden Age of Energy Finance report. The report, prepared by Market Reform, examines the factors that drive investment in generation and other system resources and how these factors are influenced…

MRC OKs Gas-Electric Market Day Issue Charge  

PJM’s Markets and Reliability Committee on Thursday, May 28, approved a problem/opportunity statement and issue charge to address a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposal requirement regarding coordination challenges between the gas and electric market day timing. In April, the FERC…

Former Governor Florio Addresses Members Committee

The Members Committee endorsed two proposals at its May 21 meeting, which concluded the 2015 PJM Annual Meeting. The proposals – an uplift-related issue on combustion turbine lost opportunity cost and a revision to the tariff for residential measurement and…

Members Committee Selects Terry Blackwell for PJM Board of Managers

The PJM Interconnection Members Committee on Thursday elected Terry Blackwell to the PJM Board to finish the unexpired term of William R. Mayben. Blackwell’s term will expire in 2016. The Members Committee also re-elected Neel Foster, Sarah Rogers and Howard…

Boston Keeps Resilience in Focus in Address to Annual Meeting

During his address, PJM President and CEO Terry Boston highlighted PJM and its members’ innovation and flexibility in meeting challenges from nature, meeting new regulations, court decisions and the economy. Boston delivered his annual “State of the PJM Community” remarks…

Microgrids Take Center Stage at PJM Annual Meeting

Microgrids, one of the hottest topics in the energy industry, were the focus of the General Session of the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday morning. Five experts representing different aspects of microgrids presented at “Nested Microgrids: Distributed Systems for…

Bowring Presents at PJM Annual Meeting

Dr. Joseph Bowring, of the Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the independent market monitor for PJM, presented his view of the markets during the Year in Review presentation at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Tuesday. He said that he is optimistic…

Kormos, Ott present Year in Review at Annual Meeting

Mike Kormos, executive vice president – Operations, and Andy Ott, executive vice president – Markets, gave their Year in Review presentations at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members in Atlantic City Tuesday afternoon. OPERATIONS  Kormos discussed the differences between the…

New Standards to Connect Renewables to the Grid

Executive Column: Michael Kormos, executive vice president – Operations PJM prepares for the grid of the future by adopting new standards and technologies that accommodate growth and have new capabilities. Recently, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved standards for enhanced…

PJM Summer Outlook

PJM expects to have adequate generation resources for the forecasted peak conditions this summer,  when usage could push power consumption to as high as 155,544 megawatts (MW).  To meet demand, PJM has available 177,650 MW of installed generation capacity and…