Category: Planning

TEAC Reviews AP-South, Artificial Island, RTEP Windows

PJM announced the results of long-anticipated market efficiency studies and members heard presentations on several important projects at the May 12 Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting. The committee discussed the AP-South project between Pennsylvania and Maryland, updates on Artificial Island…

PJM Ready To Meet Summer Demand

PJM is ready to meet the expected power demand of 61 million consumers this summer, when demand is forecasted to reach 152,131 megawatts at its peak. PJM has 183,912 MW of installed generating capacity available to use. More than 8,700…

Stated Rates, Pseudo Ties Highlight MC Webinar

Suzanne Daugherty, chief financial officer and treasurer, talked about the weather at the Members Committee webinar on Monday afternoon. Specifically, Daugherty addressed the effect of the relatively mild winter of 2015/16 (and 2015’s relatively mild summer) had on PJM’s finances,…

TEAC Examines RTEP Window, Artificial Island

 Members took a close look at Reliability Analysis topics – including the updated Regional Transmission Expansion Plan timeline, the stats from the first 2016 RTEP proposal window and an update on Artificial Island – at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee…

TEAC updates on competitive windows, Artificial Island

  This story has been updated since original posting on March 11, 2016. PJM Planning staff updated the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on competitive window proposals and estimated cost increases to portions of the Artificial Island project. The presentation was…

PJM Publishes 2015 RTEP Report

Details about transmission system changes that PJM completed or initiated in 2015 are now available in the 2015 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan Report. The RTEP report identifies transmission system enhancements—both additions and upgrades—approved throughout 2015. RTEP studies test the transmission…

First 2016 RTEP Window Opens

PJM’s first 2016 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan proposal window is open until March 17,  with final detailed cost estimates and full scope of work due by April 1. The scope of the projects in this window was sent to the…

Supreme Court ‘Stays’ CPP Implementation; PJM Continues Analysis

On Feb. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a “stay” of implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan while judicial proceedings continue. The federal court appeal is ongoing. The decision delays implementation that otherwise would have occurred during…

PJM Files EPA Comments on Clean Power Plan

PJM on January 21 submitted comments to the Environmental Protective Agency regarding the Federal Clean Power Plan. The EPA had asked regional transmission organizations and independent system operators to review the plan and develop questions and comments In a separate…

PJM Participating in DoE Grid Modernization Projects

PJM will provide key guidance as an industry advisor for eight projects focused on grid modernization. The U. S. Department of Energy will fund the projects with grant money. The DoE created the Grid Modernization Initiative, which it describes as…