July 19, 2024

Regional Transmission Expansion Plan (RTEP)

PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: July 9, 2024
The PJM Planning Committee and TEAC discussed a CIR transfer proposal, changes to upcoming projects and Load Analysis Subcommittee charter revisions, among other topics. 
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TOs Approve Transferring Transmission Plan Filing Rights to PJM
PJM transmission owners approved transferring filing rights over the RTO’s transmission plan to the grid operator itself through a package of amendments to the Consolidated Transmission Owners Agreement. 
ACEG Report Lays out the Case for Proactive Planning in PJM
PJM should adopt a more proactive transmission planning process to deal with the changing resource mix and growing demand on its system in the coming 15 years, according to a report by Americans for a Clean Energy Grid.
Consumer Advocates, Environmentalists Urge Holistic Thinking at PJM
The Public Interest and Environmental Organization User Group discussed generation deactivations, filing rights over regional planning and long-term transmission projects with the PJM Board of Managers.
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Members Vote Against Granting PJM Filing Rights over Planning
PJM members rejected revisions to the RTO’s tariff that would shift filing rights over the RTEP from the Members Committee to the Board of Managers.
PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: April 30, 2024
The East Kentucky Power Cooperative presented possible changes to the process for transferring capacity interconnection rights from a retiring generator to a replacement resource.
FERC Approves Cost Allocation for $5 Billion in PJM Transmission Expansion
FERC approved PJM’s cost allocation for a $5 billion in transmission upgrades aimed at resolving reliability violations posed by growing data center load in Northern Virginia and retirements in Maryland.
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PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: April 2, 2024
The PJM Planning Committee is considering a change to an issue charge framing a discussion on how capacity interconnection rights can be transferred from a retiring generator to a planned resource in the interconnection queue.
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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.
PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: March 5, 2024
The Planning Committee endorsed PJM’s long-term regional transmission planning proposal, advancing manual revisions that would expand the RTO’s planning horizon to 15 years.

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