Category: Planning

PJM Publishes 2016 RTEP Report

PJM has published the three books comprising the 2016 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan Report, which is available on pjm.com. The annual RTEP Report describes transmission study input data, processes and results, as well as PJM board-approved transmission upgrades and process…

PJM Board Authorizes $1.5 Billion to Strengthen Infrastructure

The PJM Interconnection Board on Wednesday authorized more than $1.5 billion in electric transmission projects to maintain reliable power supplies for the 65 million consumers in its 13-state and Washington, D.C. region. The authorizations include several large-scale and mid-size projects that…

Daily Load Forecasts Show Larger Grid Picture

Normally, when PJM presents information about load forecasting, it’s discussed in terms of seasonal or yearly. Just as important, however, is the daily load forecast, which brings the broader picture into focus and is critical for the daily operation of…

TEAC Reviews Reliability, Window Updates

PJM updated the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Feb. 9 on the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan’s third 2016 competitive windows, generation deactivations and reliability projects. PJM anticipates a special TEAC on Artificial Island on March 3. Reliability PJM recommended reliability…

Planning Committee Discusses Redesign of Processes

Planning Committee presentations on Feb. 9 focused on project reports, updates and the  redesign of the planning process. PJM provided  updates from the ongoing special Planning Committee meetings regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Order 1000 lessons learned for the…

PJM Site Shows How PJM Prepares for Winter and Summer

A lot goes on behind the scenes with PJM and its members to get ready for cold winter days and steaming summer ones. The newest PJM Learning Center page compares the different ways PJM prepares for summer and winter weather…

PJM Launches Tool to Streamline Generation Interconnection Process

PJM launched today a new tool called Queue Point that simplifies the way generation interconnection requests are submitted to PJM for study. Queue Point is a module within PJM’s Planning Center that allows users to enter data for multiple interconnection…

Stakeholder Feedback Drove Several Improvements Last Year

PJM listened, learned and, more importantly, took action in 2016 on stakeholder feedback based on the last survey. PJM reported the year-end results of the action plans at the Members Committee Webinar on Monday. “We’re very proud of the accomplishments…

Reliability, Windows at Heart of TEAC Meeting  

Members took a close look at reliability projects – including a large infrastructure project in New Jersey and the results of Regional Transmission Expansion Plan’s second and third 2016 competitive windows – at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Jan….