Tag: Evolution of Planning

PJM Board Authorizes $1B in Transmission Upgrades

On Oct. 18, the PJM Board authorized $1 billion in various electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65 million customers PJM serves. The projects include reliability and market efficiency improvements. “Maintaining the reliability of…

Reliability, Market Efficiency Projects at Center of TEAC

PJM presented a number of reliability and market efficiency projects to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee on Oct. 12, as well as an update to stakeholders on activities with MISO. PJM reviewed reliability projects, including end-of-life and immediate need, in…

First Reads at Center of PC Meeting

Stakeholders heard a number of first reads on proposed changes that streamline and consolidate the system planning process at the Planning Committee meeting on Oct. 12. Michael Herman, senior engineer, presented a first read on minimum requirements for underground transmission…

Members OK TEAC Redesign

PJM members approved several different revisions to the Operating Agreement and PJM President and CEO Andy Ott thanked members for their work with PJM in conjunction with PJM’s 90th anniversary at the Sept. 28 Members Committee meeting. PJM was founded…

PJM Gives RPM Review Overview

On Monday, PJM presented plans for the 2018 RPM Quadrennial Review at the Members Committee Webinar. PJM’s tariff requires the review, which examines the: Shape of variable resource requirement (VRR) curve (also called the demand curve) Cost of new entry…

Load Forecasting Updates at Planning Committee

PJM presented two load forecasting-related updates at the Planning Committee meeting on Sept. 14 — a manual change and the preliminary Installed Reserve Margin study. The conforming updates to Manual 19: Load Forecasting and Analysis clarify when load drop estimates…

PJM Launches Planning Community

PJM stakeholders involved with system planning now have a centralized resource to connect with other stakeholders and PJM –  Planning Community, which  debuted at the Sept. 14 Planning Committee meeting. The first tool of its kind for grid operators, Planning…

PJM Updates TEAC on Competitive Transmission Project Windows

PJM Planning staff presented updates on the anticipated Aug. 25 closing of 2017 proposal window number one as part of its reliability analysis at the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee meeting on Aug. 10. For the 2022 results, PJM identified 190…

Resilience Resonates in Planning Committee

Resilience and what it will look like in the future of PJM System planning continued to be the focus of the Planning Committee meeting on Aug. 10. Mark Sims, manager – Transmission Planning, presented the latest in the ongoing grid…

PJM Planning Posts Process, Scope and Assumptions for 2017

PJM has published and posted its annual white paper describing the process, scope and input assumptions of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. This white paper outlines the process to be applied to baseline, market efficiency, scenario and interconnection studies of…