Tag: Harmonizing Public Policy and Market Design

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…

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…

MIC moves price responsive demand proposals forward

On Nov. 8, after a lengthy discussion, stakeholders at the Market Implementation Committee voted to move two proposals on price responsive demand further along in the stakeholder process. The Demand Response Subcommittee developed several price responsive demand proposals, which would…

PJM, stakeholders discuss Operations resilience 

PJM provided stakeholders a further introduction to system operation resilience efforts Tuesday afternoon, with a special session of the Operating Committee that focused on gas pipeline contingencies. Dave Souder, director – Operations Planning, led the discussion, which covered the approach…

Stakeholders examine possible DER solutions

Stakeholders spent much of the Nov. 6 meeting of the special Market Implementation Committee on Distributed Energy Resources looking at how PJM and electric distribution companies would handle the interconnection of resources. The group conducted an extended review of proposals…

Members discuss PJM, IMM Capacity Proposals

PJM and Monitoring Analytics, PJM’s independent market monitor, presented updates to the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Task Force in a somewhat abbreviated session Nov. 1. The IMM’s proposal was the only that differed from those presented at the previous task force…

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…

Task Force Updates Capacity Construct Proposals

PJM and stakeholders reviewed updated proposals at the Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force meeting on Oct. 16. Some stakeholders suggested that the task force should slow down its work in light of the Department of Energy’s letter and notice…

PJM Responds to DoE Proposal

On Oct. 2, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission started a proceeding inviting comments on a proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy on wholesale power markets. The Department of Energy issued the proposal on Sept. 29, directing the FERC to…

Stakeholders Discuss Balancing Ratios at MRC 

PJM and stakeholders on Thursday discussed upcoming tariff provisions for calculation of the balancing ratio used in determination of the market seller offer cap. PJM presented a problem statement and issue charge at the Markets and Reliability Committee on Sept….