Category: PJM News

PJM Summer Outlook

PJM expects to have adequate generation resources for the forecasted peak conditions this summer,  when usage could push power consumption to as high as 155,544 megawatts (MW).  To meet demand, PJM has available 177,650 MW of installed generation capacity and…

PJM Releases Annual Report

PJM released its 2014 annual report today. The report, entitled, “Anticipate, Adapt, Advance,” documents PJM’s success in 2014 and reflects on its  ability to respond to challenges. “We not only have to plan and prepare, but we have to anticipate…

PJM Responds to State of the Market Report

PJM today released its response to the 2014 State of the Market Report, which was produced by Monitoring Analytics, the independent market monitor for PJM. In its report, the Market Monitor concluded that the PJM markets work. PJM notes that…

PJM Issues 2015 Winter Report

PJM has issued its report on the winter of 2015 and how extreme cold weather conditions in January and February affected the PJM Interconnection footprint. The report examines the effects of the weather load, generator performance, natural gas availability, market…

Last Segment of Susquehanna-Roseland 500 kV Line Energizes

PPL Electric Utilities energized the last segment of the Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line Monday, May 11, completing a major upgrade to the nation’s electric grid. PP&L and PSE&G built the line to address PJM’s studies to preserve reliability; the new 500-kilovolt…

Moeller highlights Grid 20/20 slate

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Philip Moeller will be one of the guest speakers at PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Gas/Electric Interoperability  forum  on June 17. The forum will be held at the PJM Conference & Training Center in Audubon, Pa….

Supreme Court Decides to Hear EPSA Case

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on May 4 that it would review the case that challenged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission jurisdiction over demand response and potentially, the way it could participate in wholesale electricity markets. PJM looks forward to…

PJM Board Names Andrew Ott as PJM President, CEO

The PJM Board of Managers announced today that Andrew L. Ott will become PJM’s new president and CEO later this year when current CEO Terry Boston retires. Ott presently is PJM’s executive vice president of Markets. Boston had announced his…

PJM Discusses Recommended Artificial Island Solution with TEAC

PJM on Tuesday discussed its recommendation that a combination of solutions, largely LS Power’s, should address operational performance issues within the area known as Artificial Island in New Jersey. Speaking at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee, PJM planning staff also…

MRC Passes Uplift Proposal

The Markets and Reliability Committee at its April 23 meeting endorsed a proposal to revise rules regarding the treatment of combustion turbine lost opportunity cost. The Energy Market Uplift Senior Task Force made the initial proposal. The Members Committee is…