Category: PJM News

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…

PJM recognized in solar and electric vehicle charging station pilot

PJM, TimberRock Energy Solutions, General Motors and OnStar received PV America’s Project of Distinction award for 2014 at its annual conference. Spearheaded by TimberRock, GM and OnStar, the project worked to integrate solar, energy storage, smart grid functionality and advanced…

PJM wins Silver Quill Award for annual report

PJM won a 2014 Silver Quill Award from the International Association of Business Communicators Heritage Region for its 2013 Annual Report (PDF). PJM submitted the annual report in the publication design category. A team of evaluators independently scored the entry…

PJM, NYISO implement coordinated transaction scheduling

PJM and the New York Independent System Operator are streamlining the flow of electricity across their mutual borders and reducing energy production costs. The two grid operators implemented a Coordinated Transaction Scheduling system on November 4 that improves the scheduling…

Capacity Senior Task Force Sunsets

PJM – Evolution of Demand Response The Capacity Senior Task Force, created in the spring 2012, has worked through several significant matters assigned to it from the Markets and Reliability Committee. Having completed all of its work, the CSTF was…