Category: PJM News

Second Transition Auction Opens Today

The second of two PJM transitional auctions to integrate Capacity Performance into the capacity marketplace, opened today for the 2017-2018 delivery year. The auction closes Sept. 4. Results will be posted to pjm.com after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9. Coverage of…

Learning Center Update: Gas/Electric Coordination Topics

The increasing role of natural gas in the region PJM serves has sharpened the focus on how the electric and gas industries coordinate with each other to maintain power grid reliability. The new Gas/Electric Industry Coordination section on PJM’s Learning…

First Transition Auction a Success

PJM’s first transition auction successfully procured the targeted amount of resources that meet Capacity Performance standards, according to the results which were announce today. The auction results report is posted on pjm.com. The auction, which ran August 26-27, was for…

MRC Discusses Energy Cap Proposals

The PJM Markets and Reliability Committee at its August 27 meeting discussed the first reading of a stakeholder proposal – as well as several other proposals – to address a fix for PJM’s cap on offers in the energy market….

First PJM Transition Auction Opens Wednesday

August 26 UPDATE The first transitional auction to integrate Capacity Performance into 2016-2017 resources began today as scheduled. Late on August 25, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied a complaint that would have delayed the start of the auction. The…

New video: How PJM Conserves Electricity on a Peak Day

A new video on PJM’s Learning Center website demonstrates how PJM works to conserve electricity on days when the power grid is stressed, such as a hot summer day. The video – “How the PJM Campus Conserves Energy on Peak…

PJM Announces Capacity Auction Results

PJM’s first capacity auction to include the new Capacity Performance requirement attracted a strong response from capacity resources prepared to meet the new pay-for-performance standards. The resources that qualified as Capacity Performance units ensure that a reliable electric supply will…

Do you remember what happened on this day in history?

It was 12 years ago today that  50 million North Americans were left without power, some up to a couple of days before their power was  restored. It was considered one of the largest blackouts in the United States and Canada and was…

PJM Base Residual Auction Closes Today

PJM’s annual capacity auction, also known as the Reliability Pricing Model Base Residual Auction, will close today, August 14. Results will be posted after 4 p.m. on August 21. The auction, for the year of 2018-19, is the first in…

Changes to Live Chat

Beginning August 27, members using the new Member Community tool on pjm.com will be able to chat live with PJM’s Client Management & Services.  Live Chat is currently available on the home page of pjm.com. In May, PJM introduced a…