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

Operating Committee Reviews Results of Assessment Hour Simulation

PJM reviewed the results of a simulated performance assessment scenario and other Capacity Performance-related topics at the Operating Committee meeting Feb.7. Stakeholders requested a simulation of a performance assessment hour by calculating performance penalties and bonuses using actual data from…

FERC Accepts PJM FTR/ARR Compliance Filing

On Jan. 31, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accepted PJM’s compliance filing regarding financial transmission rights and auction revenue rights. The compliance filing made the following reforms regarding Stage 1 ARR resources: Each transmission zone’s Stage One ARR allocation capacity…

PJM Site Shows How PJM Prepares for Winter and Summer

A lot goes on behind the scenes with PJM and its members to get ready for cold winter days and steaming summer ones. The newest PJM Learning Center page compares the different ways PJM prepares for summer and winter weather…

Members Charter New Security and Resilience Advisory Committee

By acclamation vote, stakeholders approved the proposed charter to establish the Security and Resilience Advisory Committee at the Members Committee meeting Thursday afternoon. The committee stems from a group which had been meeting under the Transmission Owners Agreement Administrative Committee….

PJM Launches Tool to Streamline Generation Interconnection Process

PJM launched today a new tool called Queue Point that simplifies the way generation interconnection requests are submitted to PJM for study. Queue Point is a module within PJM’s Planning Center that allows users to enter data for multiple interconnection…

Task Force To Examine Market Reforms

Stakeholders and PJM examined how to harmonize markets and public policy at the state level at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting Thursday in Wilmington. The committee approved a stakeholder-driven proposed problem statement and issue charge regarding the PJM Capacity…

Stakeholder Feedback Drove Several Improvements Last Year

PJM listened, learned and, more importantly, took action in 2016 on stakeholder feedback based on the last survey. PJM reported the year-end results of the action plans at the Members Committee Webinar on Monday. “We’re very proud of the accomplishments…

Briefings on New FERC Rule Proposals at Members Committee Webinar

PJM and stakeholders discussed a number of pending issues at the Members Committee Webinar Jan. 23, concentrating on Notices of Proposed Rulemaking recently issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. PJM provided an update on the FERC NOPR (RM17-8) related…

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Penelec, which is part of FirstEnergy. Penelec was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956 as a subsidiary of General Public Utilities along with Met-Ed and Jersey Central Power…

Reliability, Windows at Heart of TEAC Meeting  

Members took a close look at reliability projects – including a large infrastructure project in New Jersey and the results of Regional Transmission Expansion Plan’s second and third 2016 competitive windows – at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Jan….