Tag Archives: PJM

Why Does a Transmission Line Get Built?

As part of PJM’s work to ensure the reliability of the electric grid for 61 million people, PJM studies potential reliability issues. After a lot of careful consideration, we can ask for new transmission lines to be built to solve … Continue reading






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PJM Learning Center Website Wins Award for Publication Excellence

Last September a team of PJM experts worked together to rewrite, redesign and expand the Learning Center website at learn.pjm.com to transform it into your simple, clear and visual resource for understanding the power industry and PJM. The redesigned site … Continue reading

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Solar and Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot Recognized

PJM Interconnection supports a number of advanced technology pilots. It’s great when one of them is honored by the electricity industry. Recently, PJM, TimberRock Energy Solutions, General Motors and OnStar received PV America’s Project of Distinction award for 2014 at … Continue reading






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Electricity Price Ticker Updated with New Features

The Electricity Price Ticker we’ve previously mentioned on Plugged-In has been updated with new features. The PJM Electricity Price Ticker displays the real-time price a local power provider would pay to purchase power in the wholesale spot market. Just like … Continue reading






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Keeping the Lights On During the Polar Vortex in January 2014

With a hot weather alert in effect this week for the region PJM serves, the frigid temperatures of January seem like a distant memory. However, as PJM learned during the 2014 Polar Vortex, grid operations can be challenging year-round, in … Continue reading






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How do PJM Markets Ensure There is Enough Power for the Future?

PJM has created a new video for the Learning Center on pjm.com to help you understand how PJM’s market ensures enough power for the future. You can view the video about PJM’s capacity market, the Reliability Pricing Model, on the … Continue reading






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Video shows how PJM helps states meet wind, solar

Many states—and most states in the PJM region—have Renewable Portfolio Standards, which are requirements for how much electricity sold in the state must be produced from renewable or alternative sources. To meet these goals, electricity suppliers can purchase Renewable Energy … Continue reading






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Getting a Glimpse of the Future of the Grid

PJM’s Grid 20/20: Focus on Markets symposium is taking place on Nov. 29 and 30 in Washington, D.C. You can follow the event highlights through a forum at grid2020forum.pjm.com and in Twitter updates through pjminterconnect throughout the two days. The … Continue reading






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