Category: City Spotlight

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…

City Spotlight: Newark, N.J.

Newark and its surrounding region in New Jersey are connected to the high-voltage grid through Public Service Electric and Gas, which was a founding member of PJM in 1927. Population of Newark, N.J.: 280,579* Total PSE&G customers in New Jersey:…

City Spotlight: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne and its surrounding region in Indiana are connected to the high-voltage grid through Indiana Michigan Power, a unit of American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Fort Wayne: 258,522 Total Indiana Michigan…

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore and its surrounding region in central Maryland are connected to the high-voltage grid through Baltimore Gas & Electric Company, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1956. Population of Baltimore: 622,271* Total BGE customers: Approx. 1.25 million** Total amount…

Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland is connected to the high-voltage grid through the municipal Cleveland Public Power as well as the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, which is part of FirstEnergy in its American Transmission Systems, Inc. territory. Cleveland Public Power and ATSI were integrated…

Charleston, W.Va.

Charleston, W.Va., is connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Charleston is within AEP’s Appalachian Power service territory, which serves parts of West Virginia and Virginia. Population of Charleston, W.Va.:…

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., and its Maryland suburbs are connected to the high-voltage grid through Pepco, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1965. Population of Washington, D.C.: 658,893* Total Pepco customers: 815,000** Total Pepco population served: 2.2 million** Total amount of…