Category: Planning

Distributed energy resources: A new force in the industry

Distributed energy resources. The words are everywhere in the energy industry these days. PJM’s Grid 20/20 in September will examine the role of distributed energy resources in PJM and as a force in the energy industry nationwide. Distributed energy resources…

Capacity Results, Load Forecasting Top MRC Agenda

Beginning with a report on the base residual auction, and moving through load forecasting, market efficiency projects and Order 1000, the Markets and Reliability Committee heard updates on a number of topics at its May 26 meeting. Stu Bresler, senior…

General Session Looks at Distributed Energy Resources

Distributed energy resources, a topic receiving much attention in the energy industry, was the focus of the General Session at the PJM Annual Meeting of Members Wednesday morning. Distributed energy resources are smaller power sources – such as storage and…

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…