Category: Capacity Market

Education Sessions on Intraday Offers, Offer Cap Verification

In response to stakeholder feedback, PJM is offering two education sessions for members on market implementation issues in September. There will be an education session on intraday offers on Friday, Sept. 15, from noon until 4 p.m. and an offer…

Task Force to Study Value of Summer-Only DR Outside of Capacity Market

Stakeholders at the Aug. 24 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting endorsed the creation of a new senior task force to study how summer-only demand response may be valued within the PJM marketplace, outside of the capacity market. Scott Baker, senior…

PJM Offers Ideas on Carbon Pricing

PJM released its most recent working paper addressing carbon pricing approaches, Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives through PJM’s Energy Markets: A Review of Carbon-Pricing Frameworks. PJM produced this working paper in order to provide more detail on how state carbon policies…

Intraday Offer Discussions Highlight MIC Agenda 

Wednesday was a big day for the PJM manual that deals with Energy and Ancillary Markets as the Market Implementation Committee spent most of its meeting discussing language that will change it in various fashions. In a full day of…

Eclipse, Resilience and DER Updates at OC

PJM provided members with a number of updates – ranging from the upcoming solar eclipse to the status of the stakeholder process on distributed energy resources, resilience and regulation – at the Operating Committee meeting on Aug. 8. Dave Souder,…

Special MIC on DER moves into electric distribution coordination phase

The Markets Implementation Committee’s special session meetings on distributed energy resources are moving to a new dimension. They’re looking at how to coordinate the operations of distributed energy resources (DER) which participate in the wholesale market with electric distribution companies….

MRC Talks Next Phase for Seasonal Capacity Resources

Stakeholders at the Markets and Reliability Committee on July 27 launched the next phase of the debate on how seasonal capacity resources can participate in non-capacity markets. Pete Langbein, manager – Demand Response Operations, introduced a proposed problem statement and…

PJM Testifies Before Congressional Energy Committee

Craig Glazer, vice president – Federal Government Policy told a congressional committee on Wednesday morning that PJM believes market-based solutions, rather than policymakers picking winners and losers, remains the best way to address current industry challenges. Glazer testified before the…

Stakeholders Vet Complex Issues at July MIC

A number of complex issues, such as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 825 on shortage pricing, intraday offers and energy efficiency resources, topped the agenda at the July 12 Markets Implementation Committee meeting. Stakeholders engaged in extended discussion, for example,…