Category: Operations

OC Hears Benefits of Scheduling Tools

The Polar Vortex is long gone but the lessons learned still resonate for PJM, as members of the Operating Committee found out at the Aug. 9 meeting. PJM used tools that it had developed in the wake of the Polar Vortex…

PJM Continues Vigilance as Heat Wave Continues

This is an updated version of a story posted earlier in Inside Lines. PJM has issued Hot Weather Alerts for the Mid-Atlantic and Dominion Regions for Tuesday, July 26, and Wednesday, July 27. No problems are expected at this time….

Hot Weather Alerts Issued July 21 to 25

PJM has issued Hot Weather Alerts for regions within its footprint from Thursday, July 21 through Monday, July 25. No problems are expected at this time. Alerts have been issued for the ComEd region for July 21, for the entire…

PJM/NYISO Wheel Agreement Termination Leads OC

Working out the details of the expiring PJM/NYISO Wheel Agreement was one of the topics of the July 12 Operating Committee meeting. PJM is using a three-pronged approach, coordinating stakeholder efforts through the Operating Committee, Markets Implementation Committee and Planning…

Distributed energy resources: A new force in the industry

Distributed energy resources. The words are everywhere in the energy industry these days. PJM’s Grid 20/20 in September will examine the role of distributed energy resources in PJM and as a force in the energy industry nationwide. Distributed energy resources…

Ramp Rates, Winter Report Highlight OC

PJM’s next steps in Capacity Performance operations in the wake of rejection of the ”ramp rate filing,” and a look back at the grid’s performance during  the winter 2015/16 were among the topics covered at the Operating Committee meeting on…

OC Presents NESHAP RICE Update

PJM presented an update on demand response behind-the-meter generation and environmental permit requirements at the May 10 Operating Committee meeting. The update was related to recent guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency after the D.C. Circuit Court handed down a…