Category: Member Support

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14.– a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates are…

PJM Launches Planning Community

PJM stakeholders involved with system planning now have a centralized resource to connect with other stakeholders and PJM –  Planning Community, which  debuted at the Sept. 14 Planning Committee meeting. The first tool of its kind for grid operators, Planning…

MIC Looks at Balancing Ratio, Kentucky EE

PJM presented a proposal to address the average balancing ratio used in the base residual auction at the Market Implementation Committee Sept. 15. The balancing ratio is calculated during a performance assessment hour to determine each generation capacity resource’s obligation…

Stakeholders Debate Capacity Construct Proposals 

After two days of discussions that drilled down into the complexities of pricing, subsidies and market forces, members of the Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force may have a day to breathe. Then, beginning with a poll that will…

Operations Looks at Short-Term Plans to Address Resilience

PJM Operations introduced its short-term resilience plans at the Operating Committee meeting Sept. 12. For PJM, resilience means the ability of the system to withstand or quickly recover from events that pose operational risks. Glen Boyle, manager – System Operator…

PJM Alerts Members of New Phishing Attempt

PJM notified members on Monday, Aug. 28, to be on the alert for a phishing email that falsely appears to be related to PJM. PJM has received reports of a phishing email being sent to PJM Members with the subject…

Task Force to Study Value of Summer-Only DR Outside of Capacity Market

Stakeholders at the Aug. 24 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting endorsed the creation of a new senior task force to study how summer-only demand response may be valued within the PJM marketplace, outside of the capacity market. Scott Baker, senior…

PJM Offers Ideas on Carbon Pricing

PJM released its most recent working paper addressing carbon pricing approaches, Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives through PJM’s Energy Markets: A Review of Carbon-Pricing Frameworks. PJM produced this working paper in order to provide more detail on how state carbon policies…

PJM Hosts 2nd Forum on Electric Grid Security and Resilience

PJM is hosting the latest in its Grid 20/20 forum series, Focus on Security and Resilience, on Sept. 19, 2017, in Baltimore. This is the second of two events focused on resilience this year. Extreme weather events, cyberattacks and potential…