Category: PJM News

PJM making governing documents more user-friendly

PJM discussed an initiative to improve the user-friendliness of PJM governing documents at the Members Committee Webinar Monday. PJM is creating web-based versions of the documents, which will incorporate pop-up definitions and cross-reference links within each document. In addition, the…

PJM to ask board to authorize market design changes

On Jan. 16, 2018, PJM management informed stakeholders that it would recommend to the PJM Board at its February 2018 meeting that it should authorize PJM to file market design changes – Capacity Repricing – with the Federal Energy Regulatory…

PC paves way for cost cap clarifications

The Planning Committee on Thursday endorsed new language to incorporate project cost cap commitments into PJM Manual 14F: Competitive Planning Process and the Operating Agreement. The motion passed with 83 in favor, 27 against and one abstention. The changes will…

PJM releases major update for PJM Now app

PJM has released a major update to PJM Now, PJM’s iPhone and Android app to track operational data in real time, which makes it easier for users to receive alerts and track pricing trends. PJM Now includes an interactive locational…

TEAC reviews reliability solutions headed to PJM Board

PJM presented a number of baseline project solutions to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee Thursday that are expected to be recommended to the PJM Board in February for inclusion in the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. Those projects include a PSE&G…

MIC looks at gas pipelines and FERC 

PJM and its stakeholders looked at issues associated with gas pipeline contingencies and actions by the Federal Energy Regulation Commission as they engaged in a number of discussions at the Market Implementation Committee meeting Jan. 10. Rich Brown, manager –…

PJM gives prelim cold weather rundown at OC 

During an 11-day run when the average RTO-wide temperature was no higher than 20 degrees, PJM and its members worked together to keep the power flowing throughout the bulk power system. Chris Pilong, director – Dispatch, told stakeholders at the…

DER Subcommittee reviews initiatives

At the Jan. 5 Distributed Energy Resources Subcommittee meeting, stakeholders discussed proposals and ideas that established the groundwork for future discussions on potential rules for market participation of wholesale distributed energy resources. PJM defines a distributed energy resource as a…

Jan. 5 cold weather report – update on Jan. 6

Updated – Jan. 6 PJM recorded a new high peak demand for the week (and year) Friday evening, Jan. 5. Demand for electricity reached 138,465 megawatts at 7 p.m. Friday. Demand was higher than originally expected because temperatures and wind…