Capacity in PJM

Earn revenue for helping the grid maintain its reliability

PJM’s Capacity programs help maintain grid reliability when the demand for electricity exceeds the grid’s ability to supply it.

Participants in PJM’s Capacity Programs commit a certain amount of electricity they are able to curtail when the grid is stressed. When dispatched by PJM, participants reduce their energy consumption and receive payment for the energy they didn’t use.

As one of the largest Curtailment Service Providers in the US, CPower can help your organization get the most out of PJM’s Capacity Programs. 

Left to Right: Peter Bergeron - Sr. Director, Customer Fulfillment; Danielle Bond - Sr. Engineer; Jim Rybarczyk - Account Manager, Beatrice Gockley - Act 129 and Utility Programs Manager, 
Bill Oosterom - Account Executive, Donna Karas - Account Manager, Cathy Smith - Senior Analyst; Jackie O’Mara - Account Manager, Corey Pettingill - Project Manager, Dave Resler - Account Executive, Leigh Ann Ratliff - Account Manager, Dailey Tipton - VP/General Manager, Dann Price – Executive Director, Market Development, Rocco Venuto - Account Executive, Raymond Berkebile - Senior Director of Engineering, Operations, Suzanne Levine - Account Executive, James Disabato - Project Manager; Stephanie Tray - Analyst; Meg Kelly - Sr. Director, Energy Efficiency.

Your CPower team is with you every step of the way and can help you earn even more revenue by participating in other PJM demand response programs. 

PJM Capacity Program Snapshot

The Capacity Program helps maintain grid reliability by calling emergency events which require customers to adjust their power consumption. Participants pick a fixed level of consumption (“Firm Service Level” or FSL), and will not consume more than that committed amount of electricity. Events generally happen on hot summer afternoons, and last 4 hours on average.

Program Parameters

Minimum load size, Event Notification, Compensation information and more.

Emergency Capacity Rates

Pricing per MW by zone.

Event History

History of average event hours

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