Spring 2016 Newsletter

What to Expect in PJM?

For the 61 million energy consumers in PJM Regional Transmission System, which oversees 13 states and the District of Columbia, PJM has made preparations to meet the expected power demand, forecasted to reach 152,131 megawatts at its peak this summer.

PJM is responsible for keeping your lights on, buying and selling electricity through its market operations, and managing the growth of the electric system by identifying and improving ways to keep electricity flowing. With 183,912 megawatts of installed generating capacity ready to use, as well as additional demand response power available, PJM's VP of Operations feels the reserve margin will be more than adequate to meet consumer's needs in the case of a higher than forecasted demand, or if generation is unexpectedly unavailable this summer. View Full Version of Newsletter