Category: Operations

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…

Operating Committee Reviews Preparations for Capacity Performance

Stakeholders will get to experience “A Day in the Life of a Performance Assessment Hour” as part of PJM’s Capacity Performance preparedness implementation. The May 2 workshop, to be held at PJM’s main campus, will give a detailed demonstration of…

Ramp Rate, CP Implementation at Center of OC Meeting

After a lengthy discussion, the Operating Committee Tuesday endorsed an interim solution for the performance assessment hour ramp rate. The OC also had an extensive discussion regarding implementation of two Capacity Performance-related items – real-time values and unit-specific parameters. Mike…

PJM Region Digs Out from Jonas

While millions of consumers in the Washington, D.C. and 13-state region served by PJM are still recovering from Winter Storm Jonas, the high-voltage transmission grid endured no major problems and remained steady. At the height of the storm on Saturday,…

PJM Preps as Jonas Intensifies

This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on January 21.  As Winter Storm Jonas began bearing down on sections of the PJM region Friday afternoon, PJM said it has no major concerns for the transmission system….

PJM Prepares for Winter Storm Jonas

PJM is making preparations for Winter Storm Jonas, which is scheduled to reach sections of the PJM footprint beginning Friday afternoon. As of Thursday afternoon, PJM does not have any major concerns for the transmission system. The system has plenty…