Category: PJM News

PJM, stakeholders discuss new DER forum

PJM and stakeholders have been examining the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee since the beginning of 2017 On Sept. 18, PJM introduced language to establish a longer-term stakeholder group dedicated to DER…

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…

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14.– a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates are…

MIC Looks at Balancing Ratio, Kentucky EE

PJM presented a proposal to address the average balancing ratio used in the base residual auction at the Market Implementation Committee Sept. 15. The balancing ratio is calculated during a performance assessment hour to determine each generation capacity resource’s obligation…

PJM Donates $20K to Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward relief efforts in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “Coming just days after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding…

PJM Donates $20,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “We’re moved by the images of stranded families, heroic rescues and people in great…

PJM Alerts Members of New Phishing Attempt

PJM notified members on Monday, Aug. 28, to be on the alert for a phishing email that falsely appears to be related to PJM. PJM has received reports of a phishing email being sent to PJM Members with the subject…