Category: Demand Response

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…

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on FERC’s Role with Demand Response

The Supreme Court of the United States is expected to hear oral arguments today in the appeal of a case initially filed by the Electric Power Supply Association which challenged the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relative to…

PJM Supports FERC in Appeal to Supreme Court on DR

PJM filed comments July 9, 2015, with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s conclusion that it has jurisdiction over demand response in wholesale markets. PJM filed as an intervener in the appeal to the…

PJM Answers AEMA Complaint on Demand Response to FERC

On July 9, PJM filed a response  with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asking the FERC to reject a complaint by the Advanced Energy Management Alliance coalition. The AEMA coalition complaint requested to include demand response and energy efficiency resources in PJM’s…

Supreme Court Decides to Hear EPSA Case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on May 4 that it would review the case that challenged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jurisdiction over demand response and potentially, the way it could participate in wholesale electricity markets. PJM looks forward to…