Tag: Operations

Exploring PJM: PJM’s synchrophasor program

This is Part One of a two-part story. Part Two will run the week of Nov. 20. Situational awareness is a key component of PJM Operations and paramount to the safe, smart operation of the electric grid. Synchrophasors have become…

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…

PJM Releases Summer Reliability Assessment

PJM Interconnection says it has enough power to meet anticipated peak demand and keep the region’s 65 million consumers cool this summer. That’s good news, because meteorologists anticipate above-average temperatures this season. As part of its annual summer assessment, PJM…

OC Examines Primary Frequency Response Issues

As the first line of defense in frequency disturbance events, primary frequency response is critical for controlling frequency in system restoration events. At the Operating Committee meeting on May 3, members approved a proposed problem statement and issue charge that…

Operating Committee Reviews Results of Assessment Hour Simulation

PJM reviewed the results of a simulated performance assessment scenario and other Capacity Performance-related topics at the Operating Committee meeting Feb.7. Stakeholders requested a simulation of a performance assessment hour by calculating performance penalties and bonuses using actual data from…

Stakeholder Discussions Drive January OC

PJM reminded generating unit owners at the Jan. 10 Operating Committee meeting that they have fewer than 50 days left to submit requests for adjustments to unit-specific parameter limitations for delivery year 2017/2018. Capacity Market sellers who do not believe…