PJM Interconnection

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Planning for PJM’s Grid of the Future Starts Today

PJM’s proposed long-term regional transmission planning marks a new way forward. How much it will deliver is still uncertain. It may be a new calendar year, but the US grid is facing many of the same challenges it did in 2023, including lengthy interconnection queue delays, a lag in transmission buildout, and accelerating fossil retirements. … [continued]

Wind & Solar PPA Price Index Drops 2.3% in Q1 2019

The cost of commercial and industrial scale solar and wind power is still headed down. Power purchase agreement (PPA) contract prices examined in five independent energy distribution territories in the country showed indexed prices down by $0.39/megawatt-hour, or 2.3% during first quarter of this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2018, according to LevelTen Energy’s latest report in May.

Low-Income Solar Is The Goal Of 225 Megawatt New Jersey Community Solar Program

New Jersey has firmly embraced the concept of solar for all with its new 225 megawatt community solar program, within which 40% of all capacity is earmarked for low- and moderate-income consumers. The three-year pilot program was designed by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to serve up to 30,000 homes. The evolution of the project will determine the terms of the permanent program thereafter.