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Communications | Committees | Subcommittees | User Groups | Task Forces | PJM Tools

Communications

Bill Notice

Notice of PJM weekly and monthly bill readiness for download in MSRS. 

Billing Line Item Transfer

Updates on Billing Line Item Transfer application updates. Billing Line Item Transfer replaced the paper transfer process for this transaction. Anyone who uses this tool should be part of this list.

Customer Information

Member and Non-Member information related to PJM Markets and Operations

Inside Lines

Inside Lines is a monthly electronic newsletter targeted primarily to members and provides relevant PJM news.

PJM News Releases

PJM news releases are announcements of newsworthy PJM developments.

PJM Notifications

General PJM Market and Operations Notifications are sent to this list.

Technical Notifications

Announcements of issues or information including outages and upgrades of member-facing systems are sent to this list.

Training Announcements

Announcements of general PJM training programs are sent to this list.

Website Updates

This list provides updates on new features and functionality or changes that are happening on PJM’s website, www.pjm.com.

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Committees

Finance Committee (FC)

The committee reviews the PJM operating and capital budgets and provides recommendations to the PJM Board. The FC reports to the Members Committee (MC).

Market Implementation Committee (MIC)

The committee initiates and develops proposals to advance and promote competitive wholesale electricity markets in the PJM region. The MIC reports to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC).

Market Monitoring Advisory Committee (MMAC)

The committee advises the PJM Board on the scope of the annual market monitoring plan and communicates any specific or unique market monitoring recommendations of members. The MMUAC reports to the Members Committee.

Market Settlements Subcommittee (MSS)

The subcommittee facilitates the direct communication of settlements-related issues between the PJM Market Settlements Department and PJM customers’ settlement experts. The MSS proposes, discusses and solicits feedback on enhancements to the current PJM Market Settlements business application and data interface. The MSS reports to the Market Implementation Committee (MIC).

Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC)

The committee ensures the continuing viability and fairness of the PJM markets as well as the reliable operation and planning of the PJM grid. The MRC works with PJM and other committees on matters related to the reliable and secure operation of the PJM system, assures the continued ability of member organizations to operate reliability and economically; ensures the fairness of PJM markets, and reviews proposed changes to the rules and procedures of the PJM Operating Agreement, Open Access Transmission Tariff and the PJM Manuals. The MRC reports to the Member's Committee (MC).

Members Committee (MC)

The committee reviews and decides upon all major changes and initiatives proposed by committees and user groups. The MC provides advice and recommendations to PJM on all matters relating to the safe and reliable operation of the PJM grid, the creation and operation of robust, competitive, and non-discriminatory electric power markets, and ensuring there is no undue influence over PJM’s operations by any member or group of members.

Operating Committee (OC)

The committee reviews system operations, and identifies and resolves emerging demand, supply and operating issues. The OC reports to the MRC.

Planning Committee (PC)

The committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending system planning strategies and policies as well as planning and engineering designs for the PJM bulk power supply system to assure the continued ability of the member companies to operate reliably and economically in a competitive market environment. Additionally, the PC makes recommendations regarding generating capacity reserve requirement and demand-side valuation factors.

Stakeholder Process Forum

The Stakeholder Process Forum reviews and strives to constantly improve the rules and procedures of the PJM Stakeholder Process and Manual-34. It is open to all stakeholders, and active participation is encouraged.

Sub Regional RTEP Committee – Mid Atlantic (SRRTEP-MA)

The committee reviews and provides input on sub-regional RTEP projects and provides recommendations to the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee concerning sub-regional RTEP projects.

Sub Regional RTEP Committee – Southern (SRRTEP-S)

The committee reviews and provides input on sub-regional RTEP projects and provides recommendations to the TEAC concerning sub-regional RTEP projects.

Sub Regional RTEP Committee – Western (SRRTEP-W)

The committee reviews and provides input on sub-regional RTEP projects and provides recommendations to the TEAC concerning sub-regional RTEP projects.

Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee (TEAC)

The committee provides advice and recommendations to aid in the development of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan (RTEP).

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Subcommittees

Cost Development Subcommittee (CDS)

The subcommittee is responsible for developing, reviewing and recommending to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC) standard procedures for calculating the costs of products or services provided to PJM when those products and services are required to be provided to PJM at a cost-based rate. The subcommittee reports to the MRC.

Credit Subcommittee (CS)

The subcommittee discusses and recommends solutions to address credit risk-management issues and credit policy concerns. The CS reports to the Market Implementation Committee (MIC).

Data Management Subcommittee (DMS)

The subcommittee supports both the PJM and individual member company winter/summer electrical system model updates. The DMS is the primary point of contact for all issues related to the transfer of modeling data for the electrical system model. The DMS reports to the Operating Committee (OC).

Demand Response Subcommittee (DRS)

The subcommittee provides input and detailed analysis to the Markets Implementation Committee on demand response specific activities. The DRS reports to the Markets Implementation Committee (MIC).

Dispatcher Training Subcommittee (DTS)

The subcommittee promotes and enhances the reliability of high-quality system-wide training programs for bulk power system operators and operating personnel within the PJM system. The DTS reports to the Operating Committee (OC).

Reliability Standards & Compliance Subcommittee (RSCS)

The subcommittee provides a common platform for PJM and its member companies to discuss and collaborate on North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or NERC, and regional standards, compliance issues, and the production and evaluation of quality evidence of compliance. The RSCS reports to the Operating Committee (OC).

Reserve Adequacy Analysis Subcommittee (RAAS)

The subcommittee reviews the modeling and analysis techniques used in the annual Reserve Requirement Study and Capacity Emergency Transfer Objective studies. The RAAS reports to the PC.

System Operations Subcommittee (SOS)

The subcommittee ensures the implementation of all system reliability functions. It recommends revisions to PJM operating principles, practices and procedures to assure the safe, reliable and efficient operation of PJM. The SOS reports to the Operating Committee (OC).

TO/TOP Matrix Subcommittee (TTMS)

The subcommittee ensures the PJM TO/TOP Matrix is up to date with the current NERC Reliability Standards applicable to PJM as the Transmission Operator. The TTMS reports to the Transmission Owners Agreement – Administrative Committee (TOA-AC).

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User Groups

eDART Users Group (EDARTUG)

The user group discusses potential and future changes to eDART functionality. eDART is an Internet application that enables generation and transmission owners to submit generation and transmission outage requests electronically.

eDART XML User Groups

The eDART XML User Group focuses on data transfer between eDART and member applications using XML. eDART XML allows members to plug their applications directly into eDART. Notification of updates to this functionality are sent to this list.

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Task Forces

Cap Review Senior Task Force (CRSTF)

The task force was founded in May 2014 to analyze and review generation energy market offer caps and reports to the Markets and Reliability Committee.

Energy Market Uplift Senior Task Force (EMUSTF)

The task force is evaluating causes of energy market uplift charges, developing ways to minimize them while maintaining prices that are consistent with operational reliability needs, and exploring new methodologies for the allocation of make-whole payments. The EMUSTF reports to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC).

Financial Transmission Rights/Auction Revenue Rights Senior Task Force (FTRSTF)

The task force evaluates causes for FTR underfunding and develops enhancements to the current ARR and FTR processes to improve FTR funding levels. The FTRSTF reports to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC).

Gas Electric Senior Task Force (GESTF)

The task force focuses on the education, exploration and prioritization of gas-electric issues. The GESTF reports to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC).

Intermittent Resources Task Force (IRTF)

The task force was formed to address market and/or operational issues specific to intermittent resources. The IRTF addresses intermittent resource related issues as assigned to it by the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC) and/or Market Implementation Committee (MIC). The IRTF reports to the MIC.

Phasor Data Quality Task Force (PDQTF)

The task force is responsible to improve phasor data quality so that it can be reliably incorporated into operational decision making. The PDQTF reports to the Operating Committee (OC).

Regional Planning Process Senior Task Force (RPPTF)

The task force evaluates and makes recommendations to the Markets and Reliability Committee (MRC) to reform the present interconnection queue and study process. The RPPTF reports to the MRC.

System Restoration Coordinators Task Force (SRCTF)

The task force investigates and recommends solutions to system restoration related issues assigned by the SOS. The SRCTF reports to the Operating Committee.

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PJM Tools

Account Manager

Account Manager is the replacement tool for CAM. People that utilize the tool as an admin should be part of this list to receive application updates. 

Bulletin Board Users

Bulletin Board facilitates power contracts and is sponsored by the ISO/RTO. Anyone who has access to this tool, should be part of this list to receive application updates. 

Data Miner

Notifications of training and enhancements for users of the Data Miner tool are sent to this list.

Data Viewer Users Group

Data Viewer is the replacement tool for eData. Information regarding updates to the tool are sent to this list.

eDatafeed

eDatafeed is used by members to receive real-time markets and operations data. Notification of updates regarding eDatafeed are sent to this list.

eRPM Application Users

Important eRPM related communications are sent to the eRPM Application Users list.

eMKT User Group

As part of ongoing efforts to refresh eTools, PJM will be refreshing the eMKT application. eMKT will be renamed to Markets Gateway in 2015. Information about the eMKT technology refresh is sent to this list.

External Energy Scheduling

Notification of maintenance, rule changes, etc. regarding the Enhanced Energy Scheduler (EES) application are sent to this list.

Inschedule

InSchedule is used by members to place their internal PJM energy schedule data. Information regarding updates to InSchedule are sent to this list.

Online Tools Refresh Project

The Online Tools refresh project is currently refreshing all the PJM suite of tools applications. Notification of project updates are sent to this list.

Power Meter

Power Meter is used by members to enter hourly tie and generator values, and calculates the participant's actual interchange energy amounts to be used for real-time energy market settlements. Notification of updates to this application are sent to this list.

Resource Tracker

The Resource Tracker tool provides generation owners a single view of generator ownership information. Notification of updates to this application are sent to this list.

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