Category: Planning

Planning Committee Discusses Changes to Planning Windows

The Planning Committee reviewed the evolution of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan proposal windows and its implementation moving forward at its May 4 meeting. As part of the RTEP redesign, PJM is restructuring the proposal window cycles, specifically creating a…

PJM Presents “As left” CETL Studies at TEAC

PJM presented the “as left” capacity emergency transfer limit load deliverability studies for a year 2020 summer model from the 2016 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan at the May 4 Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting. These studies, presented in the reliability…

Next Steps Toward Resilience Tops Discussion at MC Webinar

The next steps for PJM and its stakeholders after the April 19 Grid 20/20 – Focus on Resilience highlighted the Members Committee Webinar April 24. Mike Bryson, vice president – Operations, said PJM is reflecting on the forum’s messages and…

Grid 20/20 Forum Ponders Quantifying the Value of Resilience

Different resource types contribute distinct reliability attributes to the electric system, and that value should be quantified and reflected in the market, the afternoon panelists at PJM’s Grid 20/20 symposium said. But not all agreed on how. “Whatever the solutions…

PJM Presents Projects to TEAC

PJM Planning staff updated the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee April 13 on the reliability baseline and supplemental upgrades for 2014 – 2016 and on proposals submitted during the recent market efficiency window. Reliability Stakeholders reviewed 2016 RTEP Proposal Window Data….

Updates abound at Planning Committee

PJM provided updates on a variety of topics at the April 13 Planning Committee meeting, including parameters for capacity emergency transfer limits for energy imports, the redesign of the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee and the newly developed Planning Community Tool….

Board Offers Artificial Island Comments

As a follow-up to today’s Artificial Island announcement, the PJM Board offered these additional comments about the project: “The Board of Managers directed PJM to offer information we expect will help states, transmission owners and customers to analyze project beneficiaries…

PJM Board Lifts Suspension of Artificial Island Project

The PJM Board today approved lifting the suspension on a project to improve the stability of the electric grid. The Artificial Island project will strengthen the reliability and transmission of high-voltage power from two nuclear generating stations in southern New…

PJM-MISO Clean Power Plan Analysis Published

PJM and MISO have published “MISO/PJM Joint Modeling Case Study: Clean Power Analysis.” Although the future of the Clean Power Plan itself is uncertain, PJM and MISO both found value in performing shared modeling and analysis as they built joint…