Interconnection

PJM Seeks RTO Status, Owners Pledge Upgrade

In seeking FERC certification as a regional transmissionorganization (RTO) yesterday, PJM Interconnection LLC and its ninetransmission owners claimed the regional independent systemoperator (ISO) already possesses the characteristics and functionsrequired by the Commission’s Order 2000 to qualify as an RTO.

October 13, 2000

PJM Pays Customers to Cut Power Loads

In an attempt to alleviate stresses on the power grid in theMid-Atlantic region this summer, the PJM Interconnection L.L.C. hasinitiated a pilot program under which it will pay electriccustomers to reduce their electric loads during emergencysituations.

July 17, 2000

PJM Pays Customers to Limit Power Loads

In an attempt to alleviate stresses on the power grid in theMid-Atlantic region this summer, the PJM Interconnection LLC hasinitiated a pilot program under which it will pay electriccustomers to reduce their consumption during emergency situations.

July 12, 2000

Massey: RTOs Spell Good News for Gas Generators

Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs), a gridinterconnection policy and FERC’s merger-review policy are issuesthat have captured the interest of the electric industry, butCommissioner William Massey says natural gas companies should beequally as curious since the measures are likely to favorablyinfluence demand.

March 13, 2000

Questar Files For an Interconnect with Kern

Questar filed a motion at FERC last week requesting authority tobuild a pipeline interconnection that could deliver up to 250MMcf/d into the Kern River system near Elberta, UT.

February 7, 2000

ISO Trio Adds Fourth to Cooperation Pact

Three independent system operators — ISO New England, The NewYork ISO, and PJM Interconnection — which have been workingtogether to improve power supply reliability, recently addedanother ISO to their cooperation pact.

December 27, 1999

ISO Trio Adds Fourth to Cooperation Pact

Three independent system operators — ISO New England, The NewYork ISO, and PJM Interconnection — which have been workingtogether to improve power supply reliability, recently addedanother ISO to their cooperation pact.

December 22, 1999
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