Category: Member Support

PJM Board Action on Capacity Repricing

This week the PJM Board took action to address growing pressure threatening competitive outcomes in PJM’s markets. The Board has directed PJM to file both the Capacity Repricing and MOPR-Ex proposals with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission under Section 205…

FTR takes center stage at MIC

What comes next for financial transmission rights issues was the center of several lengthy discussions at the Feb. 7 Markets Implementation Committee meeting. Brian Chmielewski, PJM senior analyst – Market Simulation, presented education on FTR nodal remapping and on long-term…

OC OKs human performance component for dispatcher training

In the electric utility industry, human performance goes hand-in-hand with operational excellence as it relates to operations and control room personnel. And, like most organizations, PJM looks to constantly improve performance. PJM’s goal is to improve the reliability of the…

Subcommittee and senior task force round-up

A combination of education, establishing parameters for further work and discussions highlighted the work of PJM subcommittees and task forces the week of Jan. 29. Distributed Energy Resources Subcommittee At the Jan. 31 meeting of the Distributed Energy Resources Subcommittee,…

MC and MRC wrap-up

Members endorsed a number of tariff revisions at the Members Committee meeting Thursday afternoon. Endorsements/Approvals Tariff revisions for the study of transmission service requests and upgrade requests in the new services queue process (as part of consent agenda) Tariff revisions…

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…

PJM making governing documents more user-friendly

PJM discussed an initiative to improve the user-friendliness of PJM governing documents at the Members Committee Webinar Monday. PJM is creating web-based versions of the documents, which will incorporate pop-up definitions and cross-reference links within each document. In addition, the…

PC paves way for cost cap clarifications

The Planning Committee on Thursday endorsed new language to incorporate project cost cap commitments into PJM Manual 14F: Competitive Planning Process and the Operating Agreement. The motion passed with 83 in favor, 27 against and one abstention. The changes will…

PJM releases major update for PJM Now app

PJM has released a major update to PJM Now, PJM’s iPhone and Android app to track operational data in real time, which makes it easier for users to receive alerts and track pricing trends. PJM Now includes an interactive locational…