Category: State News

News relating to states in the PJM footprint.

Vote closes out work of CCPPSTF

The Capacity Construct Public Policy Senior Task Force took its next step on Nov. 21, discussing the results of its recent vote on a solution package. This closes out the work of the task force. The package from Monitoring Analytics,…

City Spotlight – Canton, Ohio

Canton, Ohio, is connected to the high-voltage grid through American Electric Power, which was integrated into PJM’s operations in 2004. Population of Canton, Ohio: 71,323* Total AEP Ohio customers: 1.5 million** Total AEP Ohio megawatt-hours used: 13,564,153*** Fun facts: Canton…

PJM Releases Analysis of Clean Power Plan

PJM today released its analysis of the impacts on wholesale electricity costs and grid reliability of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Clean Power Plan rule. PJM conducted the analysis at the request of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. The…

FERC Approves Funding for Consumer Advocates

On Feb. 29, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved funding for the Consumer Advocates of PJM States, Inc. through a PJM tariff amendment.  The amendment will fund the nonprofit group’s participation in the PJM stakeholder process. The order is effective…

PJM Supports EPSA Complaint at FERC

On Tuesday afternoon, PJM made two filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in support of complaints filed by the Electric Power Supply Association and others. The complaints relate to affiliate power purchase agreements and the associated rate riders affecting…

PJM Files Second Amicus Curiae in Ohio

On Feb. 16, PJM filed amicus curiae brief with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio about First Energy’s proposed settlement concerning power purchase agreements for power plants in Ohio. PJM filed a similar brief on Feb. 1, on AEP’s proposed settlement….

PJM Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Ohio

On Feb. 1, PJM filed amicus curiae brief with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio about AEP’s proposed settlement concerning power purchase agreements for power plants in Ohio. PJM does not take a position on the settlements as a whole….

PJM Files Testimony with PUCO on AEP’s Proposed Settlement

On Dec. 28, 2015, PJM filed testimony with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio about AEP’s proposed settlement concerning power purchase agreements for power plants in Ohio. Today, PJM also filed similar testimony to the PUCO relative to FirstEnergy’s proposed settlement. PJM…

PJM Says Wholesale Market in Ohio Enables Reliability

At today’s Markets Reliability Committee meeting, Vincent Duane, PJM general counsel and senior vice president, presented PJM’s views on actual and proposed state initiatives to sponsor particular types of generation. The statement is below. The statement presented: PJM has been…

FERC Acts on Artificial Island

On November 24, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order which accepted a PJM Tariff filing on Artificial Island, then suspended the changes for five months. The FERC accepted the October 9 PJM filing, which responded to a complaint…