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

Celebrating 20 years of the PJM wholesale market

By Andy Ott, president and CEO Twenty years ago on April 1, PJM inaugurated the nation’s first competitive wholesale electricity market, setting the stage for what would become the industry standard. Today, we recognize how the markets that have evolved…

MRC Passes FERC-related Proposals 

In a meeting marked with lengthy stakeholder discussions, the Markets and Reliability Committee endorsed a pair of proposals that would bring PJM in line with orders from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The committee endorsed PJM’s proposals related to the…

PJM Updates MC on FERC Action 

At the March 23 Members Committee meeting, PJM presented recent actions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the results of which relate to the upcoming base residual auction. The auction, which will begin on May 10, is for the 2020/2021…

PJM Reaches Out to Stakeholders at MC Webinar

Stakeholder involvement was the theme as PJM reached out to members on a number of different issues at the Members Committee Webinar March 20. PJM encouraged stakeholders to provide feedback and input on a number of topics on planning and…

Providing value to our members is our constant quest

By Denise Foster – vice president, State and Member Services This year marks our 90th anniversary as an organization that began as a power pool when two Pennsylvania utilities and one New Jersey utility came together to share generation resources…

City Spotlight – Frederick, Maryland

Frederick and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Potomac Edison, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2002 as a part of Allegheny Energy. It is now a subsidiary of FirstEnergy. Population of Frederick: 67,421* Total…

Tips & Tools: Billing, Settlements & Credit

PJM manages all aspects of the electric grid and the wholesale market, including the purchase and sale of energy, transmission services and ancillary services. PJM provides weekly and monthly invoices for each market participant. The market settlements and billing FAQs…

IRC Issues Report on Impact of Emerging Technologies

The affiliation of independent electric grid operators today published a report that examines the impact of emerging technologies on the North American power grid. The report concludes that the grid’s future depends on effectively adding renewables to the grid, the…

New Fuel Cost Policy Page on pjm.com

PJM launched today a Fuel Cost Policy page on pjm.com to provide market sellers with a convenient location to access up-to-date information, deadlines and documents related to the submission and approval process for fuel cost policies. The deadline to submit…

PJM-MISO Clean Power Plan Analysis Published

PJM and MISO have published “MISO/PJM Joint Modeling Case Study: Clean Power Analysis.” Although the future of the Clean Power Plan itself is uncertain, PJM and MISO both found value in performing shared modeling and analysis as they built joint…