Tag: Maintaining & Enhancing Value

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…

Enhancing energy price formation will help build a resilient system

By Stu Bresler, senior vice president – Operations and Markets Proper energy pricing is vital to accurately reflecting the resources needed to maintain a reliable grid and attracting the optimal mix of resources necessary to build a resilient system going…

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…

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…

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…

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…