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FERC Accepts PJM FTR/ARR Compliance Filing

On Jan. 31, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accepted PJM’s compliance filing regarding financial transmission rights and auction revenue rights. The compliance filing made the following reforms regarding Stage 1 ARR resources: Each transmission zone’s Stage One ARR allocation capacity…

PJM Launches Tool to Streamline Generation Interconnection Process

PJM launched today a new tool called Queue Point that simplifies the way generation interconnection requests are submitted to PJM for study. Queue Point is a module within PJM’s Planning Center that allows users to enter data for multiple interconnection…

PJM Now App Feature: Cold Weather Alerts

Among the features of the new PJM Now app is an option to receive alerts when PJM issues an emergency procedure. Typically, emergency procedures are directed to transmission operators or generator personnel; not for consumers to take action. This time of…

PJM, MISO and Transmission Owners file changes to agreement

On December 30, 2016, PJM, the PJM transmission owners, MISO and the MISO transmission owners submitted concurrently (under separate cover and dockets) parallel revisions to the PJM-MISO Joint Operating Agreement (Docket ER17-718-000 and ER17-725-000). The dockets were submitted to the…

PJM Releases 2017 Load Forecast Report

PJM has released the 2017 PJM Load Forecast Report, which contains projections of peak load, net energy, load management, and distributed solar generation for each PJM zone and the RTO.  Forecasts span the years 2017 through 2032.  PJM also posted…

PJM Participates in PA Homeland Security Exercise 

On Monday, PJM participated in a security exercise with the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security. The Energy Sector Tabletop Exercise included a broad range of participants, including representatives from local, state and federal entities, police and emergency personnel as well…

NOPR, Pseudo Ties on OC Agenda 

PJM and its stakeholders reviewed a number of initiatives involving interconnection capabilities at the Operating Committee meeting on Dec. 13. PJM presented the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s recently issued Notice of Public Rulemaking regarding primary frequency response. The FERC issued…

PJM Appoints Chief Communications Officer

Susan Buehler has joined PJM as chief communications officer with responsibility for media relations, employee communications, creative services and PJM’s online presence. She began working at PJM December 12. Inside Lines is published by the department she directs. “Susan’s career…

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….

PJM CEO writes about the industry’s R&D effort

In the current issue of the Edison Electric Institute’s Electric Perspectives magazine, Andrew Ott, PJM president and CEO, writes about the new research and development committee launched by the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council. Ott leads the committee with Lonnie Carter,…