Category: Member Support

PJM Launching Tech Change Forum

PJM will hold an informational session on July 21 for a new venue, the Tech Change Forum, a way to help members better prepare for changes to PJM’s tools and systems.  PJM is introducing the Tech Change Forum to coordinate,…

MIC Discusses Technology Improvements and Initiative Updates  

The Markets Implementation Committee heard updates on a new stakeholder forum, gas policy template and inter-regional coordination at its June 8 meeting.  PJM also presented an overview of the recent Markets Gateway issues with the committee. The issues were with…

ITC and SMECO Joining Soon

A new operating subsidiary, ITC Interconnection, will become operational on June 1, with interconnections to AEP and METC. The largest independent electricity transmission company in the country, ITC operates in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and portions of Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri,…

Capacity Results, Load Forecasting Top MRC Agenda

Beginning with a report on the base residual auction, and moving through load forecasting, market efficiency projects and Order 1000, the Markets and Reliability Committee heard updates on a number of topics at its May 26 meeting. Stu Bresler, senior…

PJM Auction Continues To Attract New Resources

Results of PJM Interconnection’s second auction with stringent pay-for-performance standards attracted a significant amount of new resources at competitive prices to the PJM footprint. In addition, the auction for power-supply resources attracted continued strong participation from renewable resources and demand response. PJM procured…

MC Hears Stakeholder Survey, Information Technology Actions

Improvements to the processes that PJM uses to interact with its members were the focus of the May 19 Members Committee meeting after keynote remarks by a Maryland energy director. The session concluded the 2016 PJM Annual Meeting. Mary Beth…

A View from Capitol Hill at PJM General Session

They called it “What Every Energy Businessperson Needs to Know,” and, while it may not have been exactly that, two aides from the U. S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources gave attendees at the General Session of the…

General Session Looks at Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed energy resources, a topic receiving much attention in the energy industry, was the focus of the General Session at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday morning. Distributed energy resources are smaller power sources – such as storage and…

Bowring Gives Market Viewpoint at Annual Meeting

Dr. Joseph Bowring, of  Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the independent market monitor for PJM, presented his view of the markets during the Year in Review presentation at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Tuesday. He said that Capacity Performance has been…