Category: Gas-electric

PJM, stakeholders discuss Operations resilience 

PJM provided stakeholders a further introduction to system operation resilience efforts Tuesday afternoon, with a special session of the Operating Committee that focused on gas pipeline contingencies. Dave Souder, director – Operations Planning, led the discussion, which covered the approach…

PJM Moves to Intraday Offers

On Nov. 1, PJM introduced intraday offers to its Energy Market, the result of a directive from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to provide the ability for market participants to offer bids during the day. Intraday offers permit more flexibility…

MC Webinar looks at PJM’s path on resilience, security, DR

Members and PJM discussed PJM’s upcoming activities on the interrelated agenda topics of resilience, security, demand response and distributed energy resources Monday at the Members Committee Webinar. Pete Langbein presented the highlights of an upcoming PJM paper regarding the future…

Working to give members the breakthrough in timing they need

By Tom O’Brien,  vice president and chief information officer The significant shift in fuel supply toward natural gas requires better alignment between the gas market day and the electric day. Members challenged us to decrease the time to clear Day-Ahead Market offers…

Ott Calls for Proactive Planning to Adapt to Changing Industry

Challenges, accomplishments and people were the focus of PJM CEO Andy Ott’s remarks at the May 19 Members Committee meeting, which wrapped up the PJM Annual Meeting. Ott recognized retiring board members Dr. Richard Lahey and Dr. Jean Kinsey as…

Gas and Electric Industries Take Big Step Toward Alignment

By Chantal Hendrzak, executive director, Market Evolution, Market Services The natural gas industry and the electricity wholesale market will step closer to alignment April 1. PJM will make changes to advance the time at which it posts the results of its…

FERC Approves PJM Day-Ahead Changes

On November 19, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved PJM’s proposed revisions to the Tariff and Operating Agreement to adjust the schedule for the gas-electric Day-Ahead Energy Market. The commission also accepted PJM’s proposed effective date of March 31, 2016. …

A Number of First Reads at MRC

In addition to endorsing the load forecasting model and discussing energy efficiency in the peak load forecast, the Markets and Reliability Committee discussed a number of first reads at its November 19 meeting. PJM presented draft Tariff and manual revisions…

Learning Center Update: Gas/Electric Coordination Topics

The increasing role of natural gas in the region PJM serves has sharpened the focus on how the electric and gas industries coordinate with each other to maintain power grid reliability. The new Gas/Electric Industry Coordination section on PJM’s Learning…

Tariff Changes Align Gas and Electric Day-Ahead Markets

On July 23, PJM filed tariff changes with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to address a FERC requirement regarding the timing of PJM’s day-ahead electric market. The market schedule changes become effective April 1, 2016. The tariff changes better align…