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2014-02-05 08:29:36

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d7mq5n/hvdc_transmission) has announced the addition of the"HVDC Transmission Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d7mq5n/hvdc_transmission ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The ever increasing demand of energy, with long distance between generation and consumption...

2013-11-19 23:20:07

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Supergrids—Key Questions Answered. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Increasing power generation from renewable energy has led to excess energy-sharing among European states. Implementation of supergrids within select European countries would enhance effective power transmission and distribution. This market insight addresses the importance of supergrids and their necessity in Europe. Topics covered include the...

2013-01-16 12:22:36

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. and RENSSELAER, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) yesterday successfully began jointly managing transmission limits that occur near the "seams" between their regions. The coordination between the two markets will increase the efficiency and lower the costs of electric transmission congestion management. Congestion occurs when limits on transmission lines restrict the amount of power that can flow. In...

2012-05-17 06:22:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The PJM Interconnection Members Committee today elected Sarah S. Rogers to the PJM Board of Managers. Rogers fills the vacancy arising from the retirement of Lynn W. Eury, who, as an original Board member in 1997, served for 15 years. Rogers contributes her strong industry knowledge as CEO of Florida Reliability Coordinating Council and her previous experience with Progress Energy, including her last position there as the Vice President for...

2012-05-08 06:25:57

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electricity Storage Association (ESA) is pleased to announce the 2012 recipient of the ESA's annual Phil Symons Electricity Storage Award is Terry Boston, President and Chief Executive Officer, PJM Interconnection. Mr. Boston was presented with the award at the ESA 22nd Annual Meeting, held in Washington D.C., on May 2-4, 2012. Mr. Boston was recognized for his outstanding leadership within the energy industry, having dedicated more than...

2012-01-19 10:54:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection saved $199 million last year -- an amount almost equal to its operating costs -- by increasing efficiency in how generation is scheduled to meet electric demand requirements, particularly, the scheduling of more costly combustion turbines used to meet demand shortfalls. Accumulated savings since 2008 are $455 million. Combustion turbines, gas or oil-fired generators that use air combustion to produce power, are often on...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection (PJM) has put into production the world's most advanced energy management system, the PJM Advanced Control Center (AC(2)) program, based on the Siemens/PJM Shared Architecture integration platform. PJM uses the system to manage North America's largest transmission grid. <font size="2" face="Arial">(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO) </font> This program includes the Siemens...

2011-10-05 10:57:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection issued a statement concerning the White House announcement today that the proposed Susquehanna-Roseland transmission project, linking eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey, is listed as a project to be expedited by the federal Rapid Response Team for Transmission. Praising the project's inclusion, Terry Boston, PJM president and CEO, said: "The Susquehanna-Roseland transmission project, serving the residents of...

2011-08-29 12:57:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection continues to work with member companies who are restoring power to an estimated two million customers in PJM's Mid-Atlantic and southern regions, hardest hit by the massive storm over the weekend. As part of this effort, local distribution companies are working to restore lower voltage transmission lines and operate facilities in flooded zones. The high-voltage transmission grid, for which PJM is the system operator,...

2011-05-19 12:02:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The PJM Interconnection Members Committee today elected Charles F. Robinson to the PJM Board of Managers. Robinson fills the vacancy arising from the retirement from the board of John T. Coughlin, who, as an original board member in 1997, served for 14 years. Robinson, who brings more than 25 years of legal experience, has been the vice president - Legal Affairs for the Regents of the University of California since 2007. He previously served...