Category: Exploring PJM

Exploring PJM: The people of PJM

Another story in the Exploring PJM series No one can see electricity, but we know it’s there. Most of the 61 million consumers in the 13 states and District of Columbia in the PJM footprint don’t see the PJM people…

How PJM Interacts with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

PJM is regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which is an independent agency with oversight of the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. The FERC also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural…

Committees: Centerpiece of PJM’s stakeholder process

Exploring PJM Series – The Basics: The Committee Structure The purpose of committee and group meetings is to educate PJM’s stakeholders on issues related to the business. Meetings also foster communication among the members and with PJM management and the…

Members Vital to PJM

Prospective PJM members are required to: Meet the definition and qualify for one of the five Members Committee sectors. Submit the necessary documents and application and membership fees. Share in the costs of PJM’s operations. Comply with any orders needed…

PJM as an RTO

Exploring PJM series Regional transmission organizations, broadly described as grids, are independent entities which coordinate, control and monitor the electric transmission system. Regional grid operators and independent system operators exist throughout North America, serving two-thirds of electricity consumers in the…

OATT, OA provide foundation for PJM’s work

Another story in the Exploring PJM series. Today, the documents which are the keystone of PJM’s work.  PJM Interconnection’s day-to-day operations and interactions with members are outlined in a series of governing documents that establish and define the roles, responsibilities, authorities and…

Inside Lines launches new series – Exploring PJM

Welcome to Exploring PJM! With this story, Inside Lines begins a series that cover a variety of topics, including the basics of PJM; the nuts-and-bolts of how PJM operates; PJM regions; membership, and the fuel diversity in PJM’s footprint.  As…