Tag: Maintaining & Enhancing Value

PJM Presents Possible FERC Comments to Stakeholders at Special MRC

How PJM will answer the Department of Energy’s proposal to “ensure that certain reliability and resiliency attributes of electric generation resources are fully valued” was at the heart of a special Markets & Reliability Committee conference call on Oct. 19….

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…

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…

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 Dominate MIC Agenda

Education dominated the Market Implementation Committee meeting Oct. 11, as PJM and stakeholders delved into a number of multi-layered issues, ranging from price responsive demand to five-minute settlements and including credit to fuel cost policy updates to market path/interface pricing…

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 Marks 90th Anniversary with Federal, State Officials

PJM marked its anniversary Friday, celebrating its work behind the scenes for the past 90 years to ensure that the nation’s largest power grid is reliable and its wholesale power prices are competitive. Light shined on PJM’s accomplishments at a…

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…

PJM Celebrates 90 Years, Looks Toward Future

By Andy Ott, president and chief executive officer This week PJM Interconnection will celebrate 90 years of improving electric reliability and lowering electricity costs. We are noting both our 90th anniversary and 20 years as a federally-recognized independent system operator….

Building Relationships, Trust, Keys to Public/Private Cyber Security Alliances

Government, military, industry and regulatory speakers emphasized the importance of relationship-building in forming public/private bulwarks against the threat of cyberattacks at an expert panel at PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Security and Resilience. “The hard part is that when you…