Category: City Spotlight

City Spotlight – Ocean City, New Jersey

Through the late spring and summer months, Inside Lines’ “City Spotlight” takes a trip to some popular beach towns in the PJM footprint. Ocean City, N.J. is connected to the high-voltage grid through Atlantic City Electric, which was integrated into…

City Spotlight – Kingsport, Tennessee

Kingsport is connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Kingsport: 52,898* Total AEP customers in Tennessee: 47,309** Total amount of megawatt-hours used in AEP in Tennessee: 2,086,994** Fun…

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…

City Spotlight – Dayton, Ohio

Dayton and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Dayton Power & Light. Dayton Power & Light was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Dayton: 141,368* Total Dayton Power & Light customers: 515,000** Total amount…

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Punxsutawney and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Penelec, which is part of FirstEnergy. Penelec was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956 as a subsidiary of General Public Utilities along with Met-Ed and Jersey Central Power…

Erie, Pennsylvania

Erie and its surrounding communities are connected to the high-voltage grid through Penelec, which is part of FirstEnergy. Penelec was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956 as a subsidiary of General Public Utilities along with Met-Ed and Jersey Central Power…

St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, Mich.

St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, the two principal cities in the Niles-Benton Harbor Metropolitan Statistical Area in Michigan, are connected to the high-voltage grid through Indiana Michigan Power, a unit of American Electric Power. The company was  integrated into PJM’s…

Hampton Roads, Va. (Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News Metropolitan Area)

The Hampton Roads region of Virginia, also considered the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolitan area, is connected to the high-voltage grid through Dominion Virginia Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2005. Population of metropolitan area: 1,661,809* Total Dominion Virginia…

Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling and its adjacent communities in West Virginia are connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s markets in 2004. Population of Wheeling: 27,648* Total customers: 41,296** Total amount of megawatt-hours used: 3,269,892** Fun…

Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis and the portions of Anne Arundel County that surround it are connected to the high-voltage grid through Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956. Population of Annapolis: 39,474* Total BGE customers: Approx. 1.25…