Category: Industry News

FERC, capacity market among complex issues at MRC

Stakeholders engaged in robust discussions through a number of issues at a Markets & Reliability Committee meeting Thursday. They looked at the work of the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force, recent decisions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and…

Murphy discusses role on NERC supply chain cybersecurity standards team

Intense but rewarding. That’s how JoAnn Murphy, PJM manager – Procurement, described her recent role as the vice chair of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation team that developed new mandatory reliability standards to enhance supply chain cybersecurity risk management…

General Session industry panel talks change, technology, environment

At the Dec. 6 PJM General Session, six panelists representing national associations of generation suppliers and consumers agreed on one thing: Change is coming. For David Springe, executive director of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, that meant…

General Session panelists look at energy beyond PJM

Even without the Department of Energy’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, many issues drive the federal discussion of the electric energy industry these days. Panelists from the federal sphere gave their perspective of the industry…

Duane gives Congressional testimony on financial markets

Vince Duane, senior vice president – General Counsel, Compliance and External Relations, testified Wednesday on financial trading at the U. S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy. In his testimony, “Examining the Role of Financial…

PJM, members ready with ample resources to meet winter demand

Along with its members, PJM is ready with sufficient resources to meet forecasted demand for electricity this winter. “Mild or severe weather,  no matter what the winter brings, we are prepared and expect to have more than enough power available…

PJM proposes enhancements to electric energy price formation

PJM today released a proposal to ensure that its wholesale electricity market prices do the best possible job of reflecting the resources required to serve customers and of maintaining an optimal mix of resources in the long term. In the…

Exploring PJM: PJM’s synchrophasor program

This is Part One of a two-part story. Part Two will run the week of Nov. 20. Situational awareness is a key component of PJM Operations and paramount to the safe, smart operation of the electric grid. Synchrophasors have become…