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11 Apr, 2017, 13:54 ET PJM Hosts Grid 20/20: Focus on Resilience (Fuel Mix Diversity & Security) on April 19

PJM Interconnection, the operator of the nation's largest electric grid, is hosting its Grid 20/20: Focus on Resilience (Fuel Mix Diversity &...


04 Apr, 2017, 10:11 ET PJM Names O'Hara As Vice President And Deputy General Counsel

PJM Interconnection has named Chris O'Hara as vice president and deputy general counsel. O'Hara will provide legal support for PJM regulatory and...


30 Mar, 2017, 10:44 ET PJM Study: System Reliable Even With Much More Gas, Renewables; Resilience Key To Operational Reliability

The PJM Interconnection system can remain reliable with the addition of more natural gas and renewable resources, an analysis released today...


27 Mar, 2017, 13:16 ET PJM Marks 20 Years Of The Competitive Electricity Market

PJM Interconnection this year celebrates 20 years of operating competitive wholesale electricity markets that maintain grid reliability at the...


16 Feb, 2017, 17:00 ET PJM Board Promotes Thomas O'Brien To Senior Vice President And Chief Information Officer

The PJM Board of Managers has promoted Thomas O'Brien to senior vice president and chief information officer. O'Brien previously was vice president...


15 Feb, 2017, 14:11 ET PJM Board Authorizes $1.5 Billion To Strengthen Electric Infrastructure

The PJM Interconnection Board authorized more than $1.5 billion in electric transmission projects to maintain reliable power supplies for the 65...


14 Dec, 2016, 13:06 ET PJM, Members Ready To Meet Winter Electricity Demand

PJM Interconnection, which manages the high-voltage power grid for 61 million consumers in 13 states and Washington, D.C., expects to have...


13 Dec, 2016, 09:51 ET PJM Appoints Buehler New Chief Communications Officer

PJM Interconnection has appointed Susan Buehler as chief communications officer with responsibility for media relations, employee communications,...


17 Nov, 2016, 09:12 ET PJM Proposes Changes for Seasonal Resources' Participation in Annual Capacity Auction

PJM Interconnection filed for approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of improvements to increase opportunities for seasonal...


14 Sep, 2016, 10:21 ET PJM Named Top Adoption-Friendly Company In Industry For 10th Year

 PJM Interconnection is the number one adoption-friendly company in the energy and utility industry category in America, according to the Dave...


09 Aug, 2016, 12:45 ET PJM Board Approves $636 Million Investment in Transmission Projects

 The PJM Interconnection Board has authorized more than $636 million in electric transmission projects to strengthen the grid and reduce...


05 Aug, 2016, 16:42 ET PJM Board Suspends Artificial Island Transmission Project

 The PJM Interconnection Board has suspended the Artificial Island transmission project and directed PJM to perform a comprehensive analysis...


24 May, 2016, 17:36 ET PJM Capacity Auction Continues To Attract New Resources At Competitive Prices

 Results of PJM Interconnection's second auction with stringent pay-for-performance standards attracted a significant amount of new resources...


19 May, 2016, 12:01 ET PJM Members Elect Two New Board Members

 The PJM Interconnection Members Committee today elected Dean Oskvig and Mark Takahashi to the PJM Board to replace retiring members...


06 May, 2016, 12:32 ET PJM Paper Identifies Value Of Markets In Attracting New Investment

PJM Interconnection asserted today that its markets are a more efficient means of attracting cost-effective new generation resources while...


03 May, 2016, 12:05 ET PJM Ready To Meet Summer Demand

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest electric grid, is ready to meet the expected power demand of 61 million consumers this...


10 Mar, 2016, 10:51 ET Chief Operations Officer To Leave PJM

PJM Interconnection said today that Michael J. Kormos, executive vice president and chief operations officer, has announced his intention to leave...


16 Dec, 2015, 16:53 ET PJM Board Approves $490 Million In Transmission Investment

 The PJM Interconnection Board today authorized new regional transmission projects to strengthen the high-voltage electricity infrastructure at...


10 Dec, 2015, 11:05 ET Platts Recognizes PJM CEO Emeritus Terry Boston With Lifetime Achievement Award

PJM Interconnection CEO Emeritus Terry Boston has been honored for his 43-year career advancing grid reliability and security in the electricity...


12 Nov, 2015, 11:49 ET PJM And Members Ready For Winter With Sufficient Electricity Supplies To Meet Demand

PJM Interconnection, which manages the high voltage power grid for 13 states and Washington, D.C., has sufficient resources to meet forecasted...


15 Oct, 2015, 15:28 ET PJM Board Approves Transmission Projects; $59 Million Investment For Market Efficiency To Save $815 Million

 The PJM Interconnection Board today authorized dozens of electric transmission improvements, including a record number that address market...


15 Oct, 2015, 12:05 ET PJM's CEO Transition Complete; Andrew Ott Assumes Duties Of President And CEO

The PJM Board today officially welcomed Andrew L. Ott as PJM's new president and chief executive officer after a six-month transition working...


07 Oct, 2015, 08:56 ET PJM Named One Of Nation's Most Adoption-Friendly Companies For 9th Consecutive Year

 For the ninth consecutive year, PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 13 states and the District of Columbia, has been named...


09 Sep, 2015, 17:20 ET Second PJM Capacity Performance Transitional Auction Ensures Power Supplies For 2017-2018

 PJM Interconnection's second transitional auction successfully procured the targeted amount of resources to perform under strict Capacity...


31 Aug, 2015, 17:59 ET PJM Capacity Performance Transitional Auction Ensures Availability of Resources to Maintain Reliable Power Supplies for 2016-2017

 PJM Interconnection successfully procured the targeted amount of resources that meet Capacity Performance standards in its first transitional...