PJM addresses FERC credit concerns with new entity

PJM addresses FERC credit concerns with new entity

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The decision by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on September 3, 2010 to conditionally approve the creation of PJM Settlement ties in with the regulator's initiative to reform credit risk management in organised wholesale electric markets. The new entity will operate separately from PJM Interconnection, the regional transmission operator (RTO) for 13 states and the District of Columbia, acting as the contractual counterparty to all PJM pool transactions from J