Category: City Spotlight

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City and its surrounding counties in southern New Jersey are connected to the high-voltage grid through Atlantic City Electric, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 1981. Permanent Population of Atlantic City: 39,551* Population of Atlantic County: 275,862* Total…

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago and most of Northern Illinois are connected to the high-voltage grid through Commonwealth Edison, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in May 2004. Population of Chicago: 2,718,782* Total ComEd customers (residential, business and government in Chicago and surburbs): 3.8…

Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh and parts of Allegheny and Beaver counties are connected to the high-voltage grid through Duquesne Light Company, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in January 2005. Population: 305,841* Electricity customers (residential, commercial and industrial): 327,095** Total amount…

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati and surrounding counties of Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Highlands, Montgomery, Preble and Warren counties are connected to the high-voltage grid through Duke Energy Ohio, Inc., which was integrated into PJM’s grid operations in January 2012. Population: 296,943 Electricity customers…