Category: PJM News

Task Force Reviews Capacity Construct Proposals

On Tuesday, PJM and stakeholders at the Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force examined the results of the recent poll on 10 proposals and accompanying stakeholder comments. The package poll was designed to gauge stakeholders’ interest in package proposals…

PJM Gives RPM Review Overview

On Monday, PJM presented plans for the 2018 RPM Quadrennial Review at the Members Committee Webinar. PJM’s tariff requires the review, which examines the: Shape of variable resource requirement (VRR) curve (also called the demand curve) Cost of new entry…

City Spotlight – Canton, Ohio

Canton, Ohio, is connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Canton, Ohio: 71,323* Total AEP Ohio customers: 1.5 million** Total AEP Ohio megawatt-hours used: 13,564,153*** Fun facts: Canton…

PJM Celebrates 90 Years, Looks Toward Future

By Andy Ott, president and chief executive officer This week PJM Interconnection will celebrate 90 years of improving electric reliability and lowering electricity costs. We are noting both our 90th anniversary and 20 years as a federally-recognized independent system operator….

PJM, stakeholders discuss new DER forum

PJM and stakeholders have been examining the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee since the beginning of 2017 On Sept. 18, PJM introduced language to establish a longer-term stakeholder group dedicated to DER…

Grid 20/20 Panel Spotlights Markets, Ops

How markets and operations can benefit resilience and vice versa was the theme of the third panel at the PJM Grid 20/20: Focus on Security & Resilience Tuesday in Baltimore. Chantal Hendrzak, PJM executive director – Market Evolution, led the…

Ott Addresses Resilience Importance at Grid 20/20

Why this Grid 20/20? Why the focus on security and resilience? Why now? Andy Ott, PJM president and CEO, opened the Grid 20/20 forum Tuesday in Baltimore with those questions. Ott said one of the goals of the forum was…

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14 — a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates…