Category: Operations

PJM Unveils Improved System Map

PJM has posted a new enhanced system map, which gives users a more interactive and streamlined way to access information about the grid. PJM used stakeholder feedback to develop improvements and provide more functionality for map users.  Improvements include: Customizable views…

Stakeholders Support PJM Regulation Changes at MRC

Stakeholders demonstrated their strong support for changes in how PJM balances regulation signals at the Markets Reliability Committee on June 22. Eric Hsia, manager – Performance Compliance, presented the regulation market enhancements that were endorsed by the Regulation Market Issues…

MC Webinar looks at PJM’s path on resilience, security, DR

Members and PJM discussed PJM’s upcoming activities on the interrelated agenda topics of resilience, security, demand response and distributed energy resources Monday at the Members Committee Webinar. Pete Langbein presented the highlights of an upcoming PJM paper regarding the future…

Resources and Reserves Available to Beat June Heat

Despite hot weather across the PJM footprint this week, no power supply problems are expected at this time. PJM has issued Hot Weather Alerts for the footprint for Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13. The alerts were called because…

PJM Presents “Resilience Roadmap” to Operating Committee  

What are PJM’s next steps for fuel security and resilience? Stakeholders learned part of the answer Tuesday, when PJM presented a “resilience roadmap” at the Operating Committee meeting. The presentation followed the themes of the recent paper, “PJM’s Evolving Resource Mix…

PJM Discusses Auction Results at MRC

PJM presented a summary of the 2020/2021 Base Residual Auction results and report to stakeholders at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting May 25. Jeff Bastian, manager – Capacity Market Operations, broke down the auction results into offered and cleared…

PJM Issues Hot Weather Alert for May 17-18

With the weather forecast indicating unseasonably hot temperatures that could reach the 90’s this week, PJM has issued a grid-wide Hot Weather Alert for Wednesday, May 17, and Thursday, May 18. This alert is for member companies with transmission and…

PJM Releases Summer Reliability Assessment

PJM Interconnection says it has enough power to meet anticipated peak demand and keep the region’s 65 million consumers cool this summer. That’s good news, because meteorologists anticipate above-average temperatures this season. As part of its annual summer assessment, PJM…

MIC Revisits Rules on CP Registration

On Wednesday, for the second month in a row, stakeholders navigated through complicated issues at the Markets Implementation Committee. Members deliberated when emergency/pre-emergency demand response resources can register as  capacity performance resources, revisited state restrictions on energy efficiency resources aggregation…