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May 16, 2018, 14:47 ET PJM Board Elects New Chair, Welcomes New Member

The PJM Board today elected Ake Almgren, Ph.D., as board chair to succeed the retiring chair, Howard Schneider, who served on the board since its...


May 07, 2018, 10:52 ET PJM Ready to Meet Expected Hot Summer Demand

With a hotter-than-normal summer forecast, the operator of the nation's largest electric grid says it has the resources available to meet the...


Apr 30, 2018, 11:23 ET PJM Announces Next Phase of Grid Resilience Initiative

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest electrical grid, today announced the next steps in its initiative to ensure future fuel...


Apr 10, 2018, 13:21 ET New PJM Settlements Program Provides Members Better Market Signals

Following a year-long development and testing program with stakeholder input, on April 1, PJM implemented a market settlements solution that better...


Apr 09, 2018, 11:54 ET PJM Files Capacity Market Proposals on Generator Subsidies

PJM Interconnection today requested the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to determine how the wholesale electric capacity market should address...


Feb 26, 2018, 11:00 ET PJM Report on Cold Weather Performance Shows Grid Performed Well, Need for Pricing Reform

PJM Interconnection's report, released today, on grid performance during the winter's cold snap shows that the grid and the generation fleet...


Jan 09, 2018, 12:34 ET PJM System Meets Challenge of Cold Snap

The cold weather from Dec. 27, 2017 through Jan. 7, 2018, brought three of PJM Interconnection's top 10 highest winter peak demands for...


Dec 14, 2017, 13:59 ET PJM Receives The Main Line Gives Back Award

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, received the Main Line Gives Back Award in the large corporation category from...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:47 ET Peak Reliability And PJM Connext Agree To Jointly Explore Reliability Services And Markets In The West

Peak Reliability (Peak), the Reliability Coordinator for the majority of the Western Interconnection, and PJM Connext announced today a formal...


Dec 06, 2017, 13:39 ET PJM Board Authorizes $318 Million In Transmission Upgrades

The PJM Interconnection Board authorized $318 million in electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for the 65...


Nov 29, 2017, 12:26 ET PJM, Members Ready For Winter With Ample Resources

PJM Interconnection, which manages the high-voltage power grid for 65 million consumers in 13 states and Washington, D.C., and its members are...


Nov 15, 2017, 16:09 ET PJM Proposes To Enhance Electric Energy Price Formation

PJM Interconnection today released a proposal to ensure that its wholesale electricity market prices do the best possible job of reflecting...


Nov 13, 2017, 13:27 ET PJM Honored With United Way Impact Award For Charitable Giving And Volunteerism

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, has received the United Way Impact Award from the United Way of Greater...


Nov 02, 2017, 14:05 ET PJM Executive Selected as Woman of Distinction

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, congratulates Nora Swimm, senior vice president – Corporate Client Services, for...


Oct 18, 2017, 15:46 ET PJM Board Authorizes $1 Billion In Transmission Upgrades

The PJM Interconnection Board authorized $1 billion in various electric transmission projects to ensure efficient and reliable power supplies for...


Sep 29, 2017, 13:45 ET PJM Interconnection, Federal, State Officials Mark Historic Day For Power Pool That Began 90 Years Ago

PJM Interconnection has worked behind the scenes for the past 90 years to ensure that the nation's largest power grid is reliable and its wholesale...


Sep 26, 2017, 15:56 ET PJM Among Most Adoption-Friendly U.S. Companies For 11th Consecutive Year

For the 11th consecutive year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has identified PJM Interconnection as one of the top adoption-friendly...


Sep 20, 2017, 10:16 ET PJM Conference On Grid Resilience Explores New Challenges To Grid Security

PJM Interconnection, the operator of the nation's largest electric grid, conducted its Grid 20/20: Focus on Security & Resilience conference...


Sep 13, 2017, 14:01 ET PJM Interconnection Donates $20,000 To Hurricane Irma Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward relief efforts in Florida in...


Aug 31, 2017, 12:34 ET PJM Interconnection Donates $20,000 to American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

PJM Interconnection, the nation's largest power grid, is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. PJM...


Aug 23, 2017, 15:03 ET PJM To Host 2nd Forum On Electric Grid Security And Resilience

PJM Interconnection, the operator of the nation's largest electric grid, is hosting its second event this year focused on power grid resilience....


Jul 31, 2017, 14:35 ET PJM Prepared To Ensure A Reliable Grid During August Solar Eclipse

The operator of North America's largest power grid is prepared to ensure reliable electricity supplies during a total solar eclipse next month when...


Jul 26, 2017, 14:18 ET PJM Board Approves $417 Million Investment In Transmission Improvements

The PJM Interconnection Board of Managers has authorized more than $417 million in electric transmission projects for reliability. Among the...


Jul 26, 2017, 12:00 ET PJM Senior Vice President Nora C. Swimm Joins The Forum Of Executive Women

PJM Interconnection Senior Vice President of Corporate Client Services Nora C. Swimm joins The Forum of Executive Women, a distinguished...


May 23, 2017, 17:37 ET PJM Capacity Auction Sees Strong Response From Market Participants To Strict Performance Standards

The world's largest competitive power market, PJM Interconnection, attracted a record amount of competitive resources meeting strict performance...