Category: PJM News

PJM, MISO, SPP Sign Process Clarification MOU

On Aug. 10, PJM signed a memorandum of understanding with grid operators SPP and MISO, resolving several areas of prior disagreement involving the joint operating agreements and market-to-market processes. “This is a good agreement for all three parties, as it…

PJM Planning Posts Scope and Assumptions for 2016

Each year, PJM publishes and posts its annual white paper describing the scope and input assumptions of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. This white paper outlines the process to be applied to baseline, market efficiency, scenario and interconnection studies of…

PJM Responds to Member Feedback on Tools Security Changes

PJM is responding to feedback from members about changes announced in June to enhance the security of PJM tools. To address members’ concerns, the tools security team has made the following adjustments to tools security plans taking effect throughout 2015…

Base Residual Auction Begins Today

PJM’s annual capacity auction, also known as the Reliability Pricing Model Base Residual Auction, will open today, Aug. 10, and close on Aug. 14, with results posted after 4 p.m. on Aug. 21. The auction, for the year of 2018-19,…

Planning Pages Updated on pjm.com

The Planning section on pjm.com is easier to use after several pages were updated on July 29. The updates improve the ease and speed of finding information within the tables on each page. Style updates were also made to bring the…

PJM, Gas Pipelines Coordinate Efforts

PJM Interconnection and several large interstate natural gas pipelines that provide fuel for electric generators in the PJM footprint have signed a memorandum of understanding spelling out coordination efforts to promote reliability. They have agreed to work more closely with…

PJM Releases Preliminary CPP White Paper

This morning, Aug. 3, PJM Interconnection released the second of two studies of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP). This reliability analysis provides detailed supplementary information to a report presented to PJM’s Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee…

PJM Enhances Agreements and Filings on pjm.com

In response to member feedback, PJM launched new, enhanced FERC Filings and agreements and governing documents sections of pjm.com to make it easier for website users to find and customize the information they need. The enhanced, more interactive pages link…

PJM Board Approves Artificial Island Project

Today, July 29, the PJM Board of Managers approved a project to resolve operational performance issues around the Artificial Island area and also provide transmission support for the sub-region. The solution calls for LS Power to build a 230 kilovolt…

PJM Files Additional Load Forecast Material with the FERC

On July 27, PJM filed additional material with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asserting that an updated load forecasting model which is still under development should not be included in the upcoming capacity auction. This was PJM’s second response to…