Tag: DER and Microgrids

PJM, stakeholders propose new subcommittee for ongoing DER talks

PJM staff and stakeholders who have been exploring the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee for months will propose formalizing their work with the creation of a new subcommittee that will report to…

PJM, stakeholders discuss new DER forum

PJM and stakeholders have been examining the topic of distributed energy resources in special sessions of the Market Implementation Committee since the beginning of 2017 On Sept. 18, PJM introduced language to establish a longer-term stakeholder group dedicated to DER…

Operations Looks at Short-Term Plans to Address Resilience

PJM Operations introduced its short-term resilience plans at the Operating Committee meeting Sept. 12. For PJM, resilience means the ability of the system to withstand or quickly recover from events that pose operational risks. Glen Boyle, manager – System Operator…

PJM Sees Impact on Solar Generation during August Eclipse

PJM and its members ensured reliable power supplies throughout the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. PJM recorded a drop of approximately 520 megawatts of wholesale solar generation from before the eclipse until the peak of the eclipse. In addition, PJM also…

Eclipse, Resilience and DER Updates at OC

PJM provided members with a number of updates – ranging from the upcoming solar eclipse to the status of the stakeholder process on distributed energy resources, resilience and regulation – at the Operating Committee meeting on Aug. 8. Dave Souder,…

Special MIC on DER moves into electric distribution coordination phase

The Markets Implementation Committee’s special session meetings on distributed energy resources are moving to a new dimension. They’re looking at how to coordinate the operations of distributed energy resources (DER) which participate in the wholesale market with electric distribution companies….

MRC Talks Next Phase for Seasonal Capacity Resources

Stakeholders at the Markets and Reliability Committee on July 27 launched the next phase of the debate on how seasonal capacity resources can participate in non-capacity markets. Pete Langbein, manager – Demand Response Operations, introduced a proposed problem statement and…

PJM Presents “Resilience Roadmap” to Operating Committee  

What are PJM’s next steps for fuel security and resilience? Stakeholders learned part of the answer Tuesday, when PJM presented a “resilience roadmap” at the Operating Committee meeting. The presentation followed the themes of the recent paper, “PJM’s Evolving Resource Mix…

Stakeholder Panel Looks at PJM’s Future

What will the future hold for PJM, the members companies and the various sectors? What regional and national trends might affect them? Denise Foster, PJM vice president – State and Member Services, led a panel of representatives from the five…