Special MRC Examines Distributed Energy Resources

Stakeholders tackled the complexities of distributed energy resources at a special session of the Markets and Reliability Committee on June 17.

The meeting covered a number of topics at a high level. They included:

  • Paths to how distributed energy resources may participate in PJM
  • Scenarios on participation
  • The benefits that qualified resources can provide in PJM markets
    • Energy market
    • Capacity market
    • Ancillary services such as synchronized reserve and regulation
  • Preliminary benchmarking with other ISO/RTOs
  • Net energy injections
  • Jurisdiction over interconnection and sales of generation/storage on distribution facilities

PJM will conduct further educational sessions on distributed energy resources.