April 14, 2024


PJM Interconnection LLC is a regional transmission organization that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Scandal-ridden Former PUCO Chair Sam Randazzo Found Dead
Former PUCO Chair Sam Randazzo, who faced multiple criminal counts for taking millions in bribes from FirstEnergy, died by suicide, according to multiple news reports.
PJM OC Briefs: April 4, 2024
PJM plans to open a solicitation window for black start service after the June 2023 request-for-proposal window did not yield fuel-assured black start generation for some transmission zones.
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FERC’s Christie: Transmission Can’t be Built Without State Support
The surest way to ensure that transmission is not expanded is to usurp states’ authority, FERC Commissioner Mark Christie said at WIRES’ Spring Member Meeting in Chicago.
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Retirements and New Faces on PJM Executive Team
Paul McGlynn has taken over as PJM's vice president of planning, and Aftab Khan has filled the newly created executive vice president of operations, planning and security.
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MISO, PJM Stakeholders Call for Interregional Transmission Overhaul
MISO and PJM are deliberating whether to embark on an interregional transmission study this year as they field more calls from stakeholders to revamp their joint planning framework.
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PJM MRC/MC Briefs: March 20, 2024
The PJM MRC rejected four proposals to rework how the RTO measures and verifies the capacity EE providers can offer into the market.
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PJM Awaiting FERC Response to Court Rejection of 2024/25 Capacity Auction Parameters
PJM updated stakeholders on how it will proceed in the wake of a 3rd Circuit ruling vacating a FERC order allowing the RTO to revise a parameter after bids had been received for the 2024/25 Base Residual Auction.
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PJM Monitor Finds Markets Overall Competitive
Average load-weighted electricity prices in PJM fell by around half in 2023, the Independent Market Monitor said in its annual State of the Market Report.
Counterflow: Hair (and Pants) on Fire

The Washington Post’s warning that “America is running out of power” lacks context and distracts us from the real work at hand, says columnist Steve Huntoon.

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Stakeholder Soapbox: PJM Moves to Wipe Out Energy Efficiency When It’s Needed Most
Rather than identifying ways to promote further energy efficiency in its footprint, the nation’s largest grid operator — PJM — inexplicably is taking the opposite approach, American Efficient CEO Bo Clayton writes.

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