Category: Capacity Market

Ott and Bresler Testifying at FERC on State Policy, Markets

PJM President and CEO Andy Ott and Stu Bresler, senior vice president − Operations and Markets, will testify at a two-day technical conference at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission May 1 and 2. The conference, “State Policies and Wholesale Markets…

Stakeholders Debate Endorsements at MRC

Stakeholders tackled challenging topics such as virtual transactions and various aspects of the capacity construct at a sometimes contentious Markets and Reliability Committee meeting on April 27. Tom O’Brien, senior vice present and PJM chief information officer, also cautioned members…

PJM Files Amicus Curiae Brief on ZEC Program

PJM Tuesday filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States District Court in Illinois regarding the state’s zero emission credit program. PJM believes the program will substantially harm the wholesale electricity markets that PJM operates, as well as the…

Ott Comments on State Policy and Competitive Markets

In anticipation of his appearance at a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission technical conference on May 1, PJM President and CEO Andy Ott offered his thoughts on state policies and the wholesale market. His testimony was filed in advance of his…

Grid 20/20 Update: WebEx Available

Registration for in-person attendance for PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Resilience (Fuel Mix Diversity & Security) on April 19 has closed; the venue has reached full capacity. However, the forum will be available via teleconference and WebEx. Teleconference Information Participant…

Stakeholders Tackle Tough Issues at MIC

Members examined a number of complicated topics at the Market Implementation Committee meeting on April 12. Extended discussions revolved around energy efficiency, aggregated resources and the fuel cost policy process. PJM provided a first read of a problem statement and…

PJM Report Explores Changing Resource Mix

The PJM system can remain reliable with the addition of more natural gas and renewable resources, an analysis released today concludes. However, the report notes that an increased reliance on any one generation type brings resilience risks not accounted for…

2016 State of the Market Report Posted

Monitoring Analytics, the independent market monitor for PJM, posted the 2016 State of the Market Report for PJM on the Monitoring Analytics webpage yesterday. Some highlights: PJM Interconnection’s wholesale energy, capacity and regulation markets produced competitive results during 2016. PJM…

MIC Adds Level to Black Start Unit Work

The Market Implementation Committee covered a number of topics – ranging from black start units to actions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – at its March meeting Wednesday. The committee approved by acclamation an amended problem statement and issue…