Category: Planning

Planning Committee presents proposals for market efficiency

A goal of PJM’s market efficiency evaluation process is to plan facilities to achieve economic efficiencies and associated metrics. It is designed to determine which reliability upgrades, if any, have an economic benefit if accelerated and to identify new transmission…

Market Efficiency and ARRs at TEAC

Asanga Perera, manager – Market Simulation, updated members on Stage 1A of PJM’s 10-year auction revenue rights analysis at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Nov. 9. The proceeds from the annual financial transmission rights auction are allocated through auction…

PJM presents recommended projects at special TEAC 

PJM reviewed project recommendations with the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Nov. 2, in advance of presenting them to the PJM Board in December. The board will consider the projects for inclusion in the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. Market Efficiency PJM…

PRD, Resource Adequacy among MRC Topics 

In a morning filled with debates – some lengthy – PJM and stakeholders discussed how the Capacity Performance construct will accommodate price responsive demand at the Markets & Reliability Committee meeting Oct. 26. The Demand Response Subcommittee has developed several…

PJM Board Authorizes $1B in Transmission Upgrades

On Oct. 18, the PJM Board authorized $1 billion in various electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65 million customers PJM serves. The projects include reliability and market efficiency improvements. “Maintaining the reliability of…

Reliability, Market Efficiency Projects at Center of TEAC

PJM presented a number of reliability and market efficiency projects to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Oct. 12, as well as an update to stakeholders on activities with MISO. PJM reviewed reliability projects, including end-of-life and immediate need, in…

First Reads at Center of PC Meeting

Stakeholders heard a number of first reads on proposed changes that streamline and consolidate the system planning process at the Planning Committee meeting on Oct. 12. Michael Herman, senior engineer, presented a first read on minimum requirements for underground transmission…

Members OK TEAC Redesign

PJM members approved several different revisions to the Operating Agreement and PJM President and CEO Andy Ott thanked members for their work with PJM in conjunction with PJM’s 90th anniversary at the Sept. 28 Members Committee meeting. PJM was founded…

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…