Category: Capacity Market

MIC Revisits Rules on CP Registration

On Wednesday, for the second month in a row, stakeholders navigated through complicated issues at the Markets Implementation Committee. Members deliberated when emergency/pre-emergency demand response resources can register as  capacity performance resources, revisited state restrictions on energy efficiency resources aggregation…

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…

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 Forum Ponders Quantifying the Value of Resilience

Different resource types contribute distinct reliability attributes to the electric system, and that value should be quantified and reflected in the market, the afternoon panelists at PJM’s Grid 20/20 symposium said. But not all agreed on how. “Whatever the solutions…

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…

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…