Category: PJM News

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,…

PJM Updates TEAC on Competitive Transmission Project Windows

PJM Planning staff presented updates on the anticipated Aug. 25 closing of 2017 proposal window number one as part of its reliability analysis at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Aug. 10. For the 2022 results, PJM identified 190…

Resilience Resonates in Planning Committee

Resilience and what it will look like in the future of PJM System planning continued to be the focus of the Planning Committee meeting on Aug. 10. Mark Sims, manager – Transmission Planning, presented the latest in the ongoing grid…

Eclipse, Resilience and DER Updates at OC

PJM provided members with a number of updates – ranging from the upcoming solar eclipse to the status of the stakeholder process on distributed energy resources, resilience and regulation – at the Operating Committee meeting on Aug. 8. Dave Souder,…

Special MIC on DER moves into electric distribution coordination phase

The Markets Implementation Committee’s special session meetings on distributed energy resources are moving to a new dimension. They’re looking at how to coordinate the operations of distributed energy resources (DER) which participate in the wholesale market with electric distribution companies….