Category: FERC Filing

PJM Proposes to Eliminate Charge for FERC 1000 Projects Under $20 Million

PJM will refile revised language regarding Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order 1000 greenfield projects estimated to cost less than $20 million. The proposal was endorsed at the Members Committee meeting on March 26. The revised language proposes a $30,000 non-refundable…

New Standards Sought for Inverters

PJM is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve a new set of standards for a technology that enables asynchronous generation projects, such as wind and solar, to better connect to the grid. PJM filed its proposal with the…

PJM Responds to Comments on Demand Response Stop Gap Proposal

PJM is responding to comments and protests on its Demand Response Stop Gap proposal filed with the Federal Energy Commission. PJM posted its responses to FERC on its web site late yesterday. PJM asked FERC to rule on its original…

Update on Demand Response Stop-Gap

Stu Bresler, vice president of Market Operations for PJM, reported the timeline of actions expected on PJM’s Demand Response Stop Gap proposal. Bresler presented the update at the Feb. 26 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting. The proposal offers a way…

PJM Decides Not to Pursue Further Action on RMR-like Proposal

PJM will not pursue RMR-related revisions to its tariff in the wake of FERC’s rejection of the initial filing to enter into agreements outside of the capacity market for the 2015/2016 delivery year.  Michael Kormos, executive vice president – Operations,…

Mixed FERC Decisions on Shoring Resource Adequacy for 2015-16

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved one PJM proposal and rejected another, both of which were aimed at ensuring resource adequacy to maintain grid reliability for the winter of 2015-16. FERC approved the request for a waiver allowing PJM to retain…

PJM’s Kormos and Glazer Testify on Clean Power Plan at FERC

Michael Kormos, executive vice president of Operations for PJM, testified Feb. 19, at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s technical conference on the potential implications on reliability and wholesale electricity markets of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan….

FERC reviewing change to caps on cost-based generation offers

A proposal that would change the limit for cost-based offers in the Energy Market this winter is being reviewed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The PJM Board had approved the proposal, which was filed with the commission on Dec….

Compensating generating plants if needed to run beyond planned retirement

Two Tariff revisions filed in late December with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission address resource adequacy for the 2015/2016 delivery year. The Tariff changes (PDF) would allow PJM to compensate generating units for remaining in service beyond planned retirement dates…

PJM files answer to FERC on demand response complaint

PJM filed its answer to FirstEnergy’s complaint asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to end the participation of demand response resources in PJM’s capacity market. The complaint also seeks to order PJM to recalculate the May 2014 Base Residual Auction…