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

PJM Submits Comments on DOE NOPR

On Monday, PJM filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the Department of Energy proposal to address grid reliability and resilience pricing. PJM also was part of the comments from the ISO/RTO Council. PJM believes that the DOE…

PJM Presents Possible FERC Comments to Stakeholders at Special MRC

How PJM will answer the Department of Energy’s proposal to “ensure that certain reliability and resiliency attributes of electric generation resources are fully valued” was at the heart of a special Markets & Reliability Committee conference call on Oct. 19….

PJM Board Authorizes $1B in Transmission Upgrades

On Oct. 18, the PJM Board authorized $1 billion in various electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65 million customers PJM serves. The projects include reliability and market efficiency improvements. “Maintaining the reliability of…

Task Force Updates Capacity Construct Proposals

PJM and stakeholders reviewed updated proposals at the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force meeting on Oct. 16. Some stakeholders suggested that the task force should slow down its work in light of the Department of Energy’s letter and notice…

Reliability, Market Efficiency Projects at Center of TEAC

PJM presented a number of reliability and market efficiency projects to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Oct. 12, as well as an update to stakeholders on activities with MISO. PJM reviewed reliability projects, including end-of-life and immediate need, in…

First Reads at Center of PC Meeting

Stakeholders heard a number of first reads on proposed changes that streamline and consolidate the system planning process at the Planning Committee meeting on Oct. 12. Michael Herman, senior engineer, presented a first read on minimum requirements for underground transmission…

First Reads Dominate MIC Agenda

Education dominated the Market Implementation Committee meeting Oct. 11, as PJM and stakeholders delved into a number of multi-layered issues, ranging from price responsive demand to five-minute settlements and including credit to fuel cost policy updates to market path/interface pricing…

OC reviews resilience, summer performance, winter prep

PJM and stakeholders reflected on the change of seasons at the Operating Committee meeting Tuesday, reviewing the summer peaks and previewing winter preparations. Operations Planning also presented information on resilience planning related to gas/electric coordination. Dave Souder, director – Operations…

PJM Responds to DoE Proposal

On Oct. 2, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission started a proceeding inviting comments on a proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy on wholesale power markets. The Department of Energy issued the proposal on Sept. 29, directing the FERC to…

PJM, stakeholders propose new subcommittee for ongoing DER talks

PJM staff and stakeholders who have been exploring the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee for months will propose formalizing their work with the creation of a new subcommittee that will report to…