Category: PJM News

MIC Looks at Balancing Ratio, Kentucky EE

PJM presented a proposal to address the average balancing ratio used in the base residual auction at the Market Implementation Committee Sept. 15. The balancing ratio is calculated during a performance assessment hour to determine each generation capacity resource’s obligation…

PJM Donates $20K to Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward relief efforts in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “Coming just days after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding…

PJM Donates $20,000 to Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts. “We’re moved by the images of stranded families, heroic rescues and people in great…

PJM Alerts Members of New Phishing Attempt

PJM notified members on Monday, Aug. 28, to be on the alert for a phishing email that falsely appears to be related to PJM. PJM has received reports of a phishing email being sent to PJM Members with the subject…

Task Force to Study Value of Summer-Only DR Outside of Capacity Market

Stakeholders at the Aug. 24 Markets and Reliability Committee meeting endorsed the creation of a new senior task force to study how summer-only demand response may be valued within the PJM marketplace, outside of the capacity market. Scott Baker, senior…

PJM Reacts to DOE Grid Study

The U.S. Department of Energy issued its report, Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability, late on Aug. 23. The report responded to Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s order for a study of the long-term reliability of the…

PJM Offers Ideas on Carbon Pricing

PJM released its most recent working paper addressing carbon pricing approaches, Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives through PJM’s Energy Markets: A Review of Carbon-Pricing Frameworks. PJM produced this working paper in order to provide more detail on how state carbon policies…

PJM Hosts 2nd Forum on Electric Grid Security and Resilience

PJM is hosting the latest in its Grid 20/20 forum series, Focus on Security and Resilience, on Sept. 19, 2017, in Baltimore. This is the second of two events focused on resilience this year. Extreme weather events, cyberattacks and potential…

2017 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey Coming Soon

Next month, PJM will be seeking feedback from stakeholders through the 2017 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which is conducted every two years, reflects several improvements in approach that came from the 2015 survey feedback. Based on stakeholder input, the…

Data Miner 2 Goes Live Today

Data Miner 2, PJM’s enhanced data management tool, went live today, Aug. 15, offering members and non-members easier, faster and more reliable access to public data posted on pjm.com. Data Miner 2 is now fully functional for members and stakeholders,…