Tag: Advancing Resilience

Special MIC reviews DER interconnection questions

Stakeholders covered a myriad of related topics at the Nov. 17 special Market Implementation Committee meeting on Distributed Energy Resources, covering both interconnection and markets. In the first half of the meeting, stakeholders dissected the particulars of today’s interconnection process…

Modeling Generation Task Force tackles tough task

One of the most complex initiatives currently working its way through the PJM stakeholder process is the consideration for a new combined cycle modeling tool. The Modeling Generation Senior Task Force meets monthly to tackle the intricacies of developing the…

Enhancing energy price formation will help build a resilient system

By Stu Bresler, senior vice president – Operations and Markets Proper energy pricing is vital to accurately reflecting the resources needed to maintain a reliable grid and attracting the optimal mix of resources necessary to build a resilient system going…

PJM proposes enhancements to electric energy price formation

PJM today released a proposal to ensure that its wholesale electricity market prices do the best possible job of reflecting the resources required to serve customers and of maintaining an optimal mix of resources in the long term. In the…

Exploring PJM: PJM’s synchrophasor program

This is Part One of a two-part story. Part Two will run the week of Nov. 20. Situational awareness is a key component of PJM Operations and paramount to the safe, smart operation of the electric grid. Synchrophasors have become…

Planning Committee presents proposals for market efficiency

A goal of PJM’s market efficiency evaluation process is to plan facilities to achieve economic efficiencies and associated metrics. It is designed to determine which reliability upgrades, if any, have an economic benefit if accelerated and to identify new transmission…

Market Efficiency and ARRs at TEAC

Asanga Perera, manager – Market Simulation, updated members on Stage 1A of PJM’s 10-year auction revenue rights analysis at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Nov. 9. The proceeds from the annual financial transmission rights auction are allocated through auction…

PJM introduces beta for new services queues page in Planning 

Members can easily filter and find information about new service requests in the planning section with the New Services Queue page on pjm.com. The new page combines information from various existing pages into a single, more easily understandable and filterable…

PJM presents recommended projects at special TEAC 

PJM reviewed project recommendations with the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Nov. 2, in advance of presenting them to the PJM Board in December. The board will consider the projects for inclusion in the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. Market Efficiency PJM…

PRD, Resource Adequacy among MRC Topics 

In a morning filled with debates – some lengthy – PJM and stakeholders discussed how the Capacity Performance construct will accommodate price responsive demand at the Markets & Reliability Committee meeting Oct. 26. The Demand Response Subcommittee has developed several…