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

FERC OKs CP, Will Aid Reliability 

Late Tuesday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved PJM’s proposal to include Capacity Performance as part of Reliability Pricing Model Base. Capacity Performance will result in significant reliability benefits for the PJM region by enhancing the incentives for capacity resources…

FERC OKs PJM Capacity Performance Request

Late Tuesday night, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved PJM’s proposal to include Capacity Performance as part of Reliability Pricing Model Base. PJM is reviewing the FERC’s order (DOC) to fully understand its impacts.  “In approving PJM’s Capacity Performance proposal, the Federal…

PJM Learning Center Website Wins Award for Publication Excellence

The PJM Learning Center website, PJM’s easy-to-understand resource dedicated to explaining the power industry and PJM’s role, has won an APEX award in the category of most improved websites. APEX stands for Awards for Publication Excellence. The award program is…

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…