Category: PJM News

PJM Responds to Comments on Demand Response Stop Gap Proposal

PJM is responding to comments and protests on its Demand Response Stop Gap proposal filed with the Federal Energy Commission. PJM posted its responses to FERC on its web site late yesterday. PJM asked FERC to rule on its original…

New Way to Estimate Demand Response in Load Forecast

A proposal that would change the way future demand response is estimated in the annual PJM load forecast, which is used in planning studies, will be brought to the Markets and Reliability Committee for endorsement next month. The proposal was…

PJM Decides Not to Pursue Further Action on RMR-like Proposal

PJM will not pursue RMR-related revisions to its tariff in the wake of FERC’s rejection of the initial filing to enter into agreements outside of the capacity market for the 2015/2016 delivery year.  Michael Kormos, executive vice president – Operations,…

Mixed FERC Decisions on Shoring Resource Adequacy for 2015-16

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved one PJM proposal and rejected another, both of which were aimed at ensuring resource adequacy to maintain grid reliability for the winter of 2015-16. FERC approved the request for a waiver allowing PJM to retain…

PJM’s Kormos and Glazer Testify on Clean Power Plan at FERC

Michael Kormos, executive vice president of Operations for PJM, testified Feb. 19, at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s technical conference on the potential implications on reliability and wholesale electricity markets of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan….

Welcome to your new official source for PJM News

We’ve heard you! Our readers want the latest news about PJM more frequently and they want to hear it from PJM. Our new Inside Lines is that source. PJM Inside Lines has been entirely redesigned to be your online news site for official PJM news and  informative features with a fresh, easy-to-navigate design. Visit…

PJM Board approves RTEP additions

The PJM Board approved changes to the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan involving transmission upgrades totaling $474 million to address baseline reliability criteria violations. Also authorized were changes to previously approved projects, bringing the total net impact to more than $551…

PJM CEO Terry Boston to retire at year-end

PJM President and Chief Executive Officer Terry Boston announced on Feb. 18 that he will retire on Dec 31, 2015. A rigorous succession process by the PJM Board has been underway. Candidates to succeed Boston will be considered based on…

PJM chosen as adoption-friendly workplace for eighth consecutive year

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has designated PJM as one of the Best Adoption-Friendly Energy and Utility Companies in America for its progressive adoption benefits. The foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to dramatically increasing the adoption of children…

PJM completes SSAE 16 audit; no exceptions

PJM’s market settlement billing controls passed the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements 16 Type 2 audit for the 14th straight year. This year’s SSAE 16 audit also marks the first time there have been no reportable exceptions. There are…