Category: Member Support

PJM Survey Feedback Team Rolling Out Action Plans

Adaptable. Responsive. Innovative. These are some key characteristics that PJM, as a customer-focused organization, strives to be. They are also drivers of a recently launched, on-going effort to respond to stakeholder feedback. The effort is a set of action plans…

Endorsements and Education Dominate MRC Meeting

Stakeholders endorsed a proposal which gives generators flexibility in emergency conditions at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting on June 30. They also endorsed a number of manual changes. The proposal sets out exceptions to the parameter limited schedule. The…

Stakeholders Hear Action Plans, Ongoing Processes at Webinar

The agenda at Monday’s Members Committee Webinar covered the gamut from stakeholder satisfaction to the technical aspects of interregional coordination to compliance. PJM provided an overview of the action plans stemming from the 2015 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey. These include the…

Special MRC Examines Distributed Energy Resources

Stakeholders tackled the complexities of distributed energy resources at a special session of the Markets and Reliability Committee on June 17. The meeting covered a number of topics at a high level. They included: Paths to how distributed energy resources…

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…