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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...

Sep 10, 2013, 11:56 ET

PJM Named One Of Nation's Best Adoption-Friendly Companies

 PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 13 states and the District of Columbia, has been named by the Dave Thomas Foundation...

Jul 02, 2013, 08:10 ET

PJM Seeks Additional Resources To Restart Electric System If Power Lost Across The Grid

 PJM Interconnection, the operator of the largest North American power grid, has launched a broad initiative to ensure the best mix of...

Jun 01, 2013, 09:30 ET

East Kentucky Power Cooperative Successfully Integrated into PJM

 At midnight eastern time June 1, PJM Interconnection began monitoring and managing the transmission system of East Kentucky Power Cooperative...

May 24, 2013, 16:58 ET

PJM Capacity Auction Attracts Record Amount Of New Generation And Imported Capacity

The PJM Interconnection annual capacity auction has attracted a record amount of new generation as well as record imports of capacity from the...

May 14, 2013, 12:51 ET

PJM Has Enough Power To Meet Hot Summer Electricity Demand

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest electric grid,  expects to have sufficient power this summer when air conditioners push...

Mar 07, 2013, 16:41 ET

PJM Grid Operator Plans Billions In Transmission Improvements To Meet Massive Generator Fuel Shift

 Massive shifts in the fuels used to generate electricity are requiring major investments for electric transmission grid improvements, a recent...