Category: Capacity Performance

Ott Calls for Proactive Planning to Adapt to Changing Industry

Challenges, accomplishments and people were the focus of PJM CEO Andy Ott’s remarks at the May 19 Members Committee meeting, which wrapped up the PJM Annual Meeting. Ott recognized retiring board members Dr. Richard Lahey and Dr. Jean Kinsey as…

MIC Reviews Capacity Performance Emergency Procedures

Settlement issues, real-time values and emergency procedures under Capacity Performance dominated the slate at the April 6 Markets Implementation Committee meeting. PJM presented an overview of changes related to Capacity Performance and the performance assessment hour in the next version…

Members Approve Operating Parameters and Ramp Rates

The Members Committee took steps to prepare for the 2016/17 delivery year at the March 31 meeting in approving definitions for operating parameters and performance assessment hour ramp rates. In order to be in place for the 2016/2017 delivery year,…

MC Webinar Focuses on Time-Sensitive Capacity Performance Issues

PJM emphasized the importance of members’ implementing time-sensitive changes on emergency procedures for Capacity Performance and performance assessment hours at the March 28 Members Committee Webinar. Members will need to update the emergency procedure application to support Capacity Performance and…

Ramp Rate, CP Implementation at Center of OC Meeting

After a lengthy discussion, the Operating Committee Tuesday endorsed an interim solution for the performance assessment hour ramp rate. The OC also had an extensive discussion regarding implementation of two Capacity Performance-related items – real-time values and unit-specific parameters. Mike…

PJM Files Second Amicus Curiae in Ohio

On Feb. 16, PJM filed amicus curiae brief with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio about First Energy’s proposed settlement concerning power purchase agreements for power plants in Ohio. PJM filed a similar brief on Feb. 1, on AEP’s proposed settlement….

FERC Accepts PJM CP Tariff Changes

On Feb. 12, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accepted PJM’s proposed tariff changes related to excess capacity procured in the 2016/17 capacity performance transition incremental auction. The changes allow PJM to release capacity in its regularly scheduled third incremental auction…

PJM Files Capacity Performance Notice with FERC

On December 22, PJM notified the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that, as of June 1, 2016, it will operate on the basis of its compliance filing on Capacity Performance. Ideally, the commission will rule on the rehearing requests and PJM’s…

MRC passes EE in CP, Load Forecasting Provisions

System reliability, Capacity Performance and load forecasting analysis were the focus of the December 17 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting. Vincent Duane, PJM general counsel and senior vice president, presented PJM’s views on actual and proposed state initiatives to sponsor…

MRC Approves Capacity Auction Parameters; Reviews Load Forecast Model Changes

 The reserve margin used in the Reliability Pricing Model capacity auction was one of the topics discussed at the October 22 meeting of the Markets and Reliability Committee.  The committee endorsed the 2015 recommended planning parameters, which incorporates the reserve…