Category: Member Support

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…

Moody’s Upgrades PJM Rating

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday upgraded PJM’s and PJM Settlement’s issuer ratings to Aa2 from their previous Aa3. Moody’s said the upgrades were prompted by PJM’s financial performance, which has been stronger than the other regional transmission operators it rated….

PJM Releases Analysis of Clean Power Plan

PJM today released its analysis of the impacts on wholesale electricity costs and grid reliability of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Clean Power Plan rule. PJM conducted the analysis at the request of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. The…

PJM’s First Tech Change Forum Sept. 27 and 28

The first sessions of the new PJM Tech Change Forum will meet Sept. 27 and Sept. 28. The forum is designed to coordinate, consolidate and share information about planned changes to PJM tools and technology. The forum will offer an…

Video Available for August Grid 20/20 

The video recording of PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Public Policy Goals and Market Efficiency forum is now available. The morning session of the forum, which was held Aug. 19 at PJM’s campus in Audubon, Pa., examined the status quo and existing…

Stakeholder Process Drives August MRC

The effectiveness of the PJM stakeholder process was on view Aug. 25 at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting, as stakeholders discussed potential changes to the fuel cost policy approval process  and a potential review of the capacity market. A…

September Grid 20/20 to Focus on Distributed Energy Resources

The next PJM Grid 20/20 forum will discuss the quickly evolving world of Distributed Energy Resources. The Sept. 21 forum will take place at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago.  There will be an opening reception Sept. 20. Event…

Grid 20/20 Afternoon Session Looked to Future

What will the future of energy markets look like? And how does the industry get there? Those questions won’t be answered in a day, but the dialogue began in the afternoon session of the PJM Grid 20/20 forum on Public…