Category: PJM News

Grid 20/20 Forum Ponders Quantifying the Value of Resilience

Different resource types contribute distinct reliability attributes to the electric system, and that value should be quantified and reflected in the market, the afternoon panelists at PJM’s Grid 20/20 symposium said. But not all agreed on how. “Whatever the solutions…

Grid 20/20 Update: WebEx Available

Registration for in-person attendance for PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Resilience (Fuel Mix Diversity & Security) on April 19 has closed; the venue has reached full capacity. However, the forum will be available via teleconference and WebEx. Teleconference Information Participant…

Updates abound at Planning Committee

PJM provided updates on a variety of topics at the April 13 Planning Committee meeting, including parameters for capacity emergency transfer limits for energy imports, the redesign of the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee and the newly developed Planning Community Tool….

Solar Forecast Tools, Primary Frequency Response Topped OC Agenda

The importance of reliability to PJM and its stakeholders was threaded throughout the Operating Committee meeting on April 11, as a look at solar forecast tools and primary frequency response requirements preceded an overview of the recently published resource mix…

PJM.com Tools Unavailable During April Maintenance Outages

As part of a system upgrade to pjm.com, PJM has two upcoming planned outages. The first is the rescheduled firewall maintenance on April 6; the second is an internet firewall upgrade on April 13. The first firewall maintenance event will…

PJM Hires Chris O’Hara as VP, Deputy General Counsel

Vince Duane, senior vice president, general counsel, Law, Compliance and External Relations, has named Chris O’Hara as vice president and deputy general counsel. In this role, O’Hara will provide legal support for PJM regulatory and commercial business needs and oversee…

PJM Report Explores Changing Resource Mix

The PJM system can remain reliable with the addition of more natural gas and renewable resources, an analysis released today concludes. However, the report notes that an increased reliance on any one generation type brings resilience risks not accounted for…

Postponed: Planned Firewall Maintenance to be Rescheduled

The pjm.com firewall maintenance originally planned for Thursday, March 30, from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. has been canceled and will be rescheduled. PJM is replacing equipment as  part of a network redesign project. This is a multi-year effort to…