PJM Interconnection (PJM)
The Natural Resources Defense Council finds that PJM’s backlogged interconnection is challenging states' renewable portfolio goals; PJM is committed to continuing to improve.
PJM plans to allocate more than 2,000 MW of transmission headroom to generators that requested additional capacity rights under a transitional process.
The RTO has doubled its synchronized reserve requirement to account for diminished performance since the implementation of the reserve market overhaul.
The PJM Members Committee approved a proposal that would sharply reduce the penalties generators pay for underperforming during emergency conditions.
The Illinois Commerce Commission questioned MISO and PJM officials on their respective RTOs’ preparations for summer, with some concerned about reliability.
Consumer advocates, environmental groups and a Maryland lawmaker urged PJM to adopt more transparent decision making processes.
PJM's CEO said challenges lie ahead for stakeholders as they wrestle with a possible overhaul to the capacity market to address resource adequacy concerns.
The MRC endorsed a proposal to reduce penalties for generators that don’t meet their capacity obligations during performance assessment intervals.