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May 26, 2015, 12:36 ET

PJM Explores Gas/Electric Interoperability At Grid 20/20 Forum June 17

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Philip Moeller will be among the key speakers at PJM's Grid 20/20: Focus on Gas/Electric Interoperability on...

May 21, 2015, 12:13 ET

PJM Members Elect Terry Blackwell to Board

 The PJM Interconnection Members Committee has elected Terry Blackwell to the PJM Board to finish the unexpired term of William R....

May 19, 2015, 11:58 ET

PJM Has Power Supplies Ready To Keep Consumers Cool This Summer

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

Apr 29, 2015, 11:24 ET

PJM Board Names Andrew Ott As PJM President, CEO

 Andrew L. Ott will become PJM Interconnection's new president and CEO later this year, the PJM Board of Managers announced today. Ott...

Feb 18, 2015, 16:09 ET
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PJM CEO Terry Boston To Retire At Year-End

 PJM Interconnection announced today that its president and chief executive officer, Terry Boston, will retire from PJM on Dec. 31, 2015....

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 31, 2014, 16:00 ET

PJM Grid Meets Month-long Challenges Of Cold January

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

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...

Jan 06, 2014, 21:02 ET

PJM Grid Operator 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 requesting...

Dec 13, 2013, 09:01 ET

PJM Board Authorizes $4.6 Billion In Changes To Regional Electric Grid

The PJM Interconnection Board has approved $4.6 billion in additions and upgrades to the high-voltage electric transmission grid that serves 61...

Nov 13, 2013, 17:15 ET

PJM Grid 20/20 Focuses On Grid Resilience, Explores Cyber And Physical Security

 Hardening the grid and becoming more resilient against possible future threats to the electricity system such as super storms or cyberattacks...

Oct 03, 2013, 16:57 ET

PJM Board Approves Another $1.2 Billion In Transmission Improvements

 The PJM Interconnection Board of Managers authorized $1.2 billion in upgrades and improvements to the high-voltage electric transmission...

Sep 12, 2013, 14:35 ET

PJM Meets High Electricity Demand During Unusual Heat Wave

 Unusually hot weather this week created two of the highest electricity use days of the year in the 13-state region served by PJM...

Sep 11, 2013, 15:57 ET

PJM Sets Record Sept. Peak Power Use; Weather and Local Grid Conditions Require Load Reductions

 Due to unseasonably hot weather, PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 13 states and the District of Columbia, set a new...