Category: Demand Response

Grid 20/20 Update: WebEx Available

Registration for in-person attendance for PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Resilience (Fuel Mix Diversity & Security) on April 19 has closed; the venue has reached full capacity. However, the forum will be available via teleconference and WebEx. Teleconference Information Participant…

Special MIC Begins Review of DER Framework

PJM and its stakeholders reviewed potential frameworks for integrating distributed energy resources at a special Market Implementation Committee on Nov. 22. As a starting point, the special MIC focused on ancillary services and looked at generation resources versus demand response….

PJM Proposes Changes for Seasonal Resources’ Participation in Capacity Auction

PJM filed late Nov. 16 for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of improvements to increase opportunities for seasonal resources to participate in the capacity auctions. The proposal enhances aggregation rules for seasonal resources to satisfy Capacity Performance requirements,…

Seasonal Resources, Capacity Performance Lead MRC Topics

What is next for PJM and its stakeholders for seasonal resources highlighted a heavy agenda at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting Oct. 27. Over the past six months, stakeholders and PJM sought to better enable seasonal resources to offer…

Grid 20/20: Coordination, Interdependence Keys to Maximizing DER

Panelists from every facet of the utility industry – including developers, regulators, consumers, industrial customers, grid operators and utilities – told attendees at PJM’s Grid 20/20 symposium in Chicago Sept. 21 that coordination, interdependence and communications are the keys to…

September Grid 20/20 to Focus on Distributed Energy Resources

The next PJM Grid 20/20 forum will discuss the quickly evolving world of Distributed Energy Resources. The Sept. 21 forum will take place at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago.  There will be an opening reception Sept. 20. Event…

Special MRC Examines Distributed Energy Resources

Stakeholders tackled the complexities of distributed energy resources at a special session of the Markets and Reliability Committee on June 17. The meeting covered a number of topics at a high level. They included: Paths to how distributed energy resources…

Distributed energy resources: A new force in the industry

Distributed energy resources. The words are everywhere in the energy industry these days. PJM’s Grid 20/20 in September will examine the role of distributed energy resources in PJM and as a force in the energy industry nationwide. Distributed energy resources…

General Session Looks at Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed energy resources, a topic receiving much attention in the energy industry, was the focus of the General Session at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday morning. Distributed energy resources are smaller power sources – such as storage and…

Supreme Court Rules on Demand Response

The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s jurisdiction over demand response in wholesale electricity markets. The Supreme Court decision reversed the judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in a…