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

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…

PJM Answers Complaint on Artificial Island Cost Allocation

On October 9, PJM filed its answer with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in response to a complaint from the Delaware and Maryland public service commissions regarding the cost allocation for the transmission project called Artificial Island. In the filing,…

Planning Committee Sends IRM Study Results to MRC

At its October 8 meeting, the PJM Planning Committee endorsed results of the 2015 installed reserve margin study. The recommendation now moves to the Markets and Reliability Committee for its October 22 meeting. The IRM is a component that factors…

MIC Tracks Issues at October Meeting

At its October 7 meeting, the Market Implementation Committee endorsed and discussed manual and tariff language, problem statements and clarifications. The MIC endorsed draft manual and tariff language for Tier I compensation. The language more clearly defines how Tier 1…

Inside Lines launches new series – Exploring PJM

Welcome to Exploring PJM! With this story, Inside Lines begins a series that cover a variety of topics, including the basics of PJM; the nuts-and-bolts of how PJM operates; PJM regions; membership, and the fuel diversity in PJM’s footprint.  As…

PJM Preps for Joaquin

PJM is monitoring and preparing for the anticipated storm, which was a Category 4 hurricane as of Friday morning. PJM’s Incident Response Team has been monitoring the storm and PJM has been working with transmission and generation owners in the…

PJM Invites Comments on Proposed FERC Price Formation Rules

At the October 1 Markets and Reliability Committee, PJM invited stakeholder input regarding the recent notice of proposed rulemaking on energy price formation issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The notice requires organized markets to settle real-time energy and…

Votes, Discussions Highlight MRC and MC Meetings

The Markets and Reliability Committee and Members Committee covered a number of topics at their October 1 meetings. Both committees passed the consensus proposal to raise PJM’s energy offer cap. After the MRC overwhelmingly approved the measure by sector-weighted vote…

MRC, MC Pass Energy Offer Cap Proposal

Capping a complicated stakeholder process, the Members Committee at its October 1 meeting passed by acclamation a proposal to raise the cap on offers in the PJM Energy Market. Earlier in the day, the MRC overwhelmingly approved the measure in…

Energy Efficiency Practices, Other Factors Changing Load Forecast

The impact of energy efficiency is driving a decrease in the annual load forecast, according to Tom Falin, PJM manager – Resource Adequacy, during a presentation on load forecast modeling changes at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting October 1….