Category: Member Support

MRC Looks at Fuel Cost Process

On Nov. 17, the Markets and Reliability Committee tabled a proposal regarding fuel cost policies and approved problem statements regarding capacity auctions and load forecasting. PJM and stakeholders will revisit proposed language, with the intention of bringing it back to…

New Library Section Makes it Easier to Find Documents

Finding and getting the latest updates on documents on PJM.com will now be easier with the site’s new Library section. The Library, which is live as of Nov. 16, replaces the Documents section. Based on feedback from PJM.com users, members…

FERC Interactions Highlight MIC

Interactions with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission peppered the agenda at the Market Implementation Committee meeting Nov. 2, as stakeholders engaged on fuel cost policy processes, Five-Minute Settlements Order 825 and the FERC’s financial transmission rights order. In addition, PJM…

Board OKs Filing to FERC on Stated Rates

The PJM Board at its meeting Oct. 18, approved filing revisions to the PJM Tariff to update stated rates. PJM will file the tariff changes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the end of October. If approved by FERC,…

MC Webinar Hears Stakeholder Feedback Updates

PJM presented its progress on action plans resulting from feedback of the 2015 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey at the Sept. 26 Members Committee Webinar. The plans cover a number of different areas within PJM, from planning to customer service to information…

Grid 20/20: Coordination, Interdependence Keys to Maximizing DER

Panelists from every facet of the utility industry – including developers, regulators, consumers, industrial customers, grid operators and utilities – told attendees at PJM’s Grid 20/20 symposium in Chicago Sept. 21 that coordination, interdependence and communications are the keys to…

TEAC Hears RTEP Window Two Results 

PJM announced additional details on the anticipated Regional Transmission Expansion Plan Window Three — the period to submit competitive bids — at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Sept. 15. The scope of the window, which PJM anticipates will open…

Planning Committee Hears Order 1000 and TEAC Revamp Ideas

Possible changes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 1000 and PJM’s Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee – and how those changes might affect PJM’s planning process – were at the center of the Sept. 15 Planning Committee meeting. In addition…

MIC Endorses Two Proposals

At its Sept. 14 meeting, the Market Implementation Committee passed a proposal on the release of annual capacity in the 2017/2018 delivery year third incremental auction. The committee voted in favor of the PJM proposal over the status quo; the…

Tips and Tools – Real-Time Statistics

Visitors to pjm.com have two opportunities to check real-time statistics at pjm.com. The first chart, on the pjm.com home page, gives visitors a snapshot of megawatt usage over a 24-hour period. The chart tracks forecasted load and real-time usage, with…