Category: Operations

OC reviews resilience, summer performance, winter prep

PJM and stakeholders reflected on the change of seasons at the Operating Committee meeting Tuesday, reviewing the summer peaks and previewing winter preparations. Operations Planning also presented information on resilience planning related to gas/electric coordination. Dave Souder, director – Operations…

Grid 20/20 Panel Spotlights Markets, Ops

How markets and operations can benefit resilience and vice versa was the theme of the third panel at the PJM Grid 20/20: Focus on Security & Resilience Tuesday in Baltimore. Chantal Hendrzak, PJM executive director – Market Evolution, led the…

Ott Addresses Resilience Importance at Grid 20/20

Why this Grid 20/20? Why the focus on security and resilience? Why now? Andy Ott, PJM president and CEO, opened the Grid 20/20 forum Tuesday in Baltimore with those questions. Ott said one of the goals of the forum was…

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…

PJM Hosts 2nd Forum on Electric Grid Security and Resilience

PJM is hosting the latest in its Grid 20/20 forum series, Focus on Security and Resilience, on Sept. 19, 2017, in Baltimore. This is the second of two events focused on resilience this year. Extreme weather events, cyberattacks and potential…

PJM Sees Impact on Solar Generation during August Eclipse

PJM and its members ensured reliable power supplies throughout the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. PJM recorded a drop of approximately 520 megawatts of wholesale solar generation from before the eclipse until the peak of the eclipse. In addition, PJM also…

Eclipse, Resilience and DER Updates at OC

PJM provided members with a number of updates – ranging from the upcoming solar eclipse to the status of the stakeholder process on distributed energy resources, resilience and regulation – at the Operating Committee meeting on Aug. 8. Dave Souder,…

MC Webinar Covers Dispatch Pilot, Resilience

PJM announced Monday at the Members Committee Webinar that it is continuing its pilot to improve efficiency in how generation is dispatched. At the Market Implementation Committee meeting on July 12, PJM presented its plan to reduce the real-time security…

PJM Discusses Resilience Efforts Update at OC

Resilience has become a major area of focus for PJM and the latest update on the grid’s resilience efforts were presented at the July 11 Operating Committee meeting. Jonathon Monken, senior director – Systems Resilience and Strategic Coordination, described resilience…