Category: Planning

MC elects vice chair, sector whips, Finance members

As part of the consent agenda at the Dec. 7 Members Committee meeting, members endorsed two tariff revisions related to credit requirements (credit requirements for regulation resources and financial transmission rights credit requirements) and approved revisions to the Operating Agreement…

Market issues dominate MRC 

Stakeholders wrestled with a number of market issues – energy price formation, price-responsive demand and the work of the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force at a lengthy Markets & Reliability Committee meeting Thursday. Energy Price Formation Stu Bresler, senior…

General Session industry panel talks change, technology, environment

At the Dec. 6 PJM General Session, six panelists representing national associations of generation suppliers and consumers agreed on one thing: Change is coming. For David Springe, executive director of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, that meant…

PJM Board authorizes $350 million in transmission upgrades

The PJM Board has authorized $350.45 million.in electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65 million customers PJM serves. It also approved the Installed Reserve Margin of 15.8 percent for 2021-22. “Maintaining the reliability of the…

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…