Tips and Tools: Price Ticker

The electricity price ticker at the Learning Center on helps to show users how the wholesale price of power relates to consumers.

The price ticker shows the price of wholesale electricity and allows users to find out the prices in their area of PJM, using a drop-down menu. A color bar reflects the range of prices for wholesale electricity.

The site provides basic information on several questions, using videos, links and infographics.

  • What is the electricity price ticker?
  • What does a megawatt-hour mean to me?
  • Where does this price come from?

In addition, it has links to videos about the electric grid and locational marginal pricing