Tag: Evolution of Planning

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…

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…