White Papers

Capacity Performance

Feb 22, 2015

This ICF International white paper summarizes key elements of PJM ISO's capacity performance (CP) proposal and discusses its implications for market participants.

The proposal introduces a major restructuring of its capacity market. To maximize opportunities, PJM stakeholders will need to consider their new bidding strategy and adjusted investment plans carefully. Key discussion topics include:

  • Supply and demand balance and key drivers of pricing for CP products
  • Expected capacity prices and long-term effects on energy prices
  • Winners and losers from the proposal