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

Introducing Member Community

On Monday, May 18, PJM will introduce a new tool, Member Community, designed to help members easily get the answers and information they need. Through the Member Community, members will be able to find answers to their questions, get the…

Supreme Court Decides to Hear EPSA Case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on May 4 that it would review the case that challenged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jurisdiction over demand response and potentially, the way it could participate in wholesale electricity markets. PJM looks forward to…

PJM Board Names Andrew Ott as PJM President, CEO

The PJM Board of Managers announced today that Andrew L. Ott will become PJM’s new president and CEO later this year when current CEO Terry Boston retires. Ott presently is PJM’s executive vice president of Markets. Boston had announced his…

PJM Discusses Recommended Artificial Island Solution with TEAC

PJM on Tuesday discussed its recommendation that a combination of solutions, largely LS Power’s, should address operational performance issues within the area known as Artificial Island in New Jersey. Speaking at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee, PJM planning staff also…

FERC Grants PJM Request to Delay Annual Capacity Auction

Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted PJM’s request for a one-time waiver of its tariff to allow a short delay in the annual capacity auction, also known as the Reliability Pricing Model Base Residual Auction, for the 2018/2019 delivery…

MRC Passes Uplift Proposal

The Markets and Reliability Committee at its April 23 meeting endorsed a proposal to revise rules regarding the treatment of combustion turbine lost opportunity cost. The Energy Market Uplift Senior Task Force made the initial proposal. The Members Committee is…

MRC OKs proposal for extra year in residential demand response M&V

The Market Reliability Committee on April 23 passed a proposed tariff revision about residential demand response measurement and verification. The proposal adds one year of transition to the tariff revisions that the MRC and MC endorsed in January. The endorsed…

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago and most of Northern Illinois are connected to the high-voltage grid through Commonwealth Edison, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in May 2004. Population of Chicago: 2,718,782* Total ComEd customers (residential, business and government in Chicago and surburbs): 3.8…

Tips & Tools: Learning Center

PJM has rewritten and expanded the Learning Center to be simple, clear and visual – making it your source to explain the power industry and PJM’s role. In addition to colorful illustrations, the site features an electricity price ticker, which…

FERC Rules on NAESB Proposals on Gas-Electric Coordination

At its April 16 meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission adopted two proposals submitted by the North American Energy Standards Board to revise the interstate natural gas nomination timeline and make conforming changes to their standards. However, the Commission declined to…