Category: PJM News

First Reads at Center of PC Meeting

Stakeholders heard a number of first reads on proposed changes that streamline and consolidate the system planning process at the Planning Committee meeting on Oct. 12. Michael Herman, senior engineer, presented a first read on minimum requirements for underground transmission…

First Reads Dominate MIC Agenda

Education dominated the Market Implementation Committee meeting Oct. 11, as PJM and stakeholders delved into a number of multi-layered issues, ranging from price responsive demand to five-minute settlements and including credit to fuel cost policy updates to market path/interface pricing…

OC reviews resilience, summer performance, winter prep

PJM and stakeholders reflected on the change of seasons at the Operating Committee meeting Tuesday, reviewing the summer peaks and previewing winter preparations. Operations Planning also presented information on resilience planning related to gas/electric coordination. Dave Souder, director – Operations…

PJM Responds to DoE Proposal

On Oct. 2, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission started a proceeding inviting comments on a proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy on wholesale power markets. The Department of Energy issued the proposal on Sept. 29, directing the FERC to…

PJM, stakeholders propose new subcommittee for ongoing DER talks

PJM staff and stakeholders who have been exploring the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee for months will propose formalizing their work with the creation of a new subcommittee that will report to…

Members OK TEAC Redesign

PJM members approved several different revisions to the Operating Agreement and PJM President and CEO Andy Ott thanked members for their work with PJM in conjunction with PJM’s 90th anniversary at the Sept. 28 Members Committee meeting. PJM was founded…

Stakeholders Discuss Balancing Ratios at MRC 

PJM and stakeholders on Thursday discussed upcoming tariff provisions for calculation of the balancing ratio used in determination of the market seller offer cap. PJM presented a problem statement and issue charge at the Markets and Reliability Committee on Sept….

PJM Donates $20K to Hurricane Irma, Maria Relief in Puerto Rico

PJM is donating $20,000 to United for Puerto Rico, an initiative brought forth by the First Lady of Puerto Rico, Beatriz Rosselló, in collaboration with the private sector, with the purpose of providing aid and support to those affected in…

PJM Among Most Adoption-Friendly U.S. Companies for 11th Consecutive Year

For the 11th consecutive year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has identified PJM Interconnection as one of the top adoption-friendly companies in the United States. PJM was ranked first in the nation among energy and utility companies. The foundation…

PJM Marks 90th Anniversary with Federal, State Officials

PJM marked its anniversary Friday, celebrating its work behind the scenes for the past 90 years to ensure that the nation’s largest power grid is reliable and its wholesale power prices are competitive. Light shined on PJM’s accomplishments at a…