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Nov 17, 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...


Sep 14, 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...


Aug 09, 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...


Aug 05, 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...


May 24, 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...


May 19, 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...


May 06, 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...


May 03, 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...


Mar 10, 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...


Dec 16, 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...


Dec 10, 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...


Nov 12, 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...


Oct 15, 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...


Oct 15, 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...


Oct 07, 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...


Sep 09, 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...


Aug 31, 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...


Oct 22, 2014, 13:04 ET PJM Grid 20/20 Focuses On Resource Diversity, Explores The Impacts Of Shifting Trends In Resource Types

The impacts of the world's largest and fastest fuel switch, evolving federal policies and the increasing use of non-traditional generation are...


May 23, 2014, 16:52 ET PJM Capacity Market Secures New And Diverse Resources To Meet Future Electricity Demand

 The results of PJM Interconnection's recent auction to procure power supplies three years into the future continues an overall trend toward...


May 13, 2014, 16:22 ET PJM Ready To Provide Power To Withstand Hot Summer Ahead

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, is prepared with enough resources to power air conditioners to the 61 million...


Feb 07, 2014, 13:14 ET PJM CEO Terry Boston Elected To National Academy Of Engineering

 PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the...


Jan 27, 2014, 14:31 ET PJM Asks Consumers To Conserve Electricity On Tuesday

 PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is asking...


Jan 23, 2014, 13:38 ET PJM Asks Consumers In BGE And Pepco Regions To Conserve Electricity

 PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has requested...


Jan 08, 2014, 12:06 ET PJM Ends Special Call To Consumers To Conserve Electricity

 PJM Interconnection, the electric grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has ended its...


Jan 07, 2014, 18:56 ET PJM Grid Operator Extends Appeal to Conserve Electricity to Wednesday

 PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is extending its...