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PJM Among Most Adoption-Friendly U.S. Companies for 11th Consecutive Year

For the 11th consecutive year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has identified PJM Interconnection as one of the top adoption-friendly companies in the United States. PJM was ranked first in the nation among energy and utility companies. The foundation…

Task Force Reviews Capacity Construct Proposals

On Tuesday, PJM and stakeholders at the Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force examined the results of the recent poll on 10 proposals and accompanying stakeholder comments. The package poll was designed to gauge stakeholders’ interest in package proposals…

PJM Gives RPM Review Overview

On Monday, PJM presented plans for the 2018 RPM Quadrennial Review at the Members Committee Webinar. PJM’s tariff requires the review, which examines the: Shape of variable resource requirement (VRR) curve (also called the demand curve) Cost of new entry…

PJM, stakeholders discuss new DER forum

PJM and stakeholders have been examining the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee since the beginning of 2017 On Sept. 18, PJM introduced language to establish a longer-term stakeholder group dedicated to DER…

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14 — a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates…

PJM Launches Planning Community

PJM stakeholders involved with system planning now have a centralized resource to connect with other stakeholders and PJM –  Planning Community, which  debuted at the Sept. 14 Planning Committee meeting. The first tool of its kind for grid operators, Planning…

MIC Looks at Balancing Ratio, Kentucky EE

PJM presented a proposal to address the average balancing ratio used in the base residual auction at the Market Implementation Committee Sept. 15. The balancing ratio is calculated during a performance assessment hour to determine each generation capacity resource’s obligation…

Stakeholders Debate Capacity Construct Proposals 

After two days of discussions that drilled down into the complexities of pricing, subsidies and market forces, members of the Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force may have a day to breathe. Then, beginning with a poll that will…

Operations Looks at Short-Term Plans to Address Resilience

PJM Operations introduced its short-term resilience plans at the Operating Committee meeting Sept. 12. For PJM, resilience means the ability of the system to withstand or quickly recover from events that pose operational risks. Glen Boyle, manager – System Operator…