Category: Member Support

Reliability, Windows at Heart of TEAC Meeting  

Members took a close look at reliability projects – including a large infrastructure project in New Jersey and the results of Regional Transmission Expansion Plan’s second and third 2016 competitive windows – at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Jan….

MIC Discusses Fast-Start and Energy Storage NOPRs

The Market Implementation Committee’s work on Notices of Proposed Rulemaking from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was a highlight at the committee meeting on Jan. 11. PJM gave presentations on the NOPR on fast-start resources and on energy storage and…

Stakeholder Discussions Drive January OC

PJM reminded generating unit owners at the Jan. 10 Operating Committee meeting that they have fewer than 50 days left to submit requests for adjustments to unit-specific parameter limitations for delivery year 2017/2018. Capacity Market sellers who do not believe…

MRC Endorses Capacity Obligation Proposal

At its Dec. 22 meeting, the Markets and Reliability Committee passed a proposal that clarifies when and how resource owners can replace their commitment in the capacity auction while still protecting market integrity and ensuring reliability. PJM and the Independent…

MIC Hears Progress on FERC Orders

The way PJM and its stakeholders will develop compliance language for several orders from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dominated the Market Implementation Committee meeting Dec. 14. PJM presented on two aspects of the FERC’s Order 825, on price formation,…

NOPR, Pseudo Ties on OC Agenda 

PJM and its stakeholders reviewed a number of initiatives involving interconnection capabilities at the Operating Committee meeting on Dec. 13. PJM presented the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s recently issued Notice of Public Rulemaking regarding primary frequency response. The FERC issued…

General Session Looks at Future of System Planning

What are the different ways grid operators might approach the challenges of planning the future electric transmission system? What will be required for future planning efforts to ensure the necessary infrastructure will be available at efficient costs to meet short…

Special MIC Begins Review of DER Framework

PJM and its stakeholders reviewed potential frameworks for integrating distributed energy resources at a special Market Implementation Committee on Nov. 22. As a starting point, the special MIC focused on ancillary services and looked at generation resources versus demand response….

Members Committee Hears Security Committee Proposal

At its Nov. 17 Members Committee meeting, PJM proposed a new Security & Resilience Committee that would engage members in discussing current and emerging issues impacting security and grid resilience. Tom O’Brien, vice president and chief information officer, explained that…