Category: PJM News

Tom O’Brien Promoted to PJM Senior VP and CIO

The PJM Board of Managers has promoted Thomas O’Brien to senior vice president and chief information officer. O’Brien previously was vice president and chief information officer. “Now more than ever our industry needs visionary leadership around information technology,” said Andrew…

FERC Issues Dominate MIC

Although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may currently lack commissioners, it was the center of discussion at the Market Implementation Committee on Feb. 8. PJM gave a number of FERC-related presentations, starting with how the commission will operate with the…

PJM Site Shows How PJM Prepares for Winter and Summer

A lot goes on behind the scenes with PJM and its members to get ready for cold winter days and steaming summer ones. The newest PJM Learning Center page compares the different ways PJM prepares for summer and winter weather…

Members Charter New Security and Resilience Advisory Committee

By acclamation vote, stakeholders approved the proposed charter to establish the Security and Resilience Advisory Committee at the Members Committee meeting Thursday afternoon. The committee stems from a group which had been meeting under the Transmission Owners Agreement Administrative Committee….

PJM Launches Tool to Streamline Generation Interconnection Process

PJM launched today a new tool called Queue Point that simplifies the way generation interconnection requests are submitted to PJM for study. Queue Point is a module within PJM’s Planning Center that allows users to enter data for multiple interconnection…

Task Force To Examine Market Reforms

Stakeholders and PJM examined how to harmonize markets and public policy at the state level at the Markets and Reliability Committee meeting Thursday in Wilmington. The committee approved a stakeholder-driven proposed problem statement and issue charge regarding the PJM Capacity…

Briefings on New FERC Rule Proposals at Members Committee Webinar

PJM and stakeholders discussed a number of pending issues at the Members Committee Webinar Jan. 23, concentrating on Notices of Proposed Rulemaking recently issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. PJM provided an update on the FERC NOPR (RM17-8) related…

Reliability, Windows at Heart of TEAC Meeting  

Members took a close look at reliability projects – including a large infrastructure project in New Jersey and the results of Regional Transmission Expansion Plan’s second and third 2016 competitive windows – at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Jan….

MIC Discusses Fast-Start and Energy Storage NOPRs

The Market Implementation Committee’s work on Notices of Proposed Rulemaking from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was a highlight at the committee meeting on Jan. 11. PJM gave presentations on the NOPR on fast-start resources and on energy storage and…