Category: Member Support

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…

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…