Toronto, Ontario, November 21, 2011 ENBALA Power Networks is one of the first companies to take advantage of new rules that enable load participation in PJM Interconnection’s regulation market by connecting industrial loads to the Smart Grid. The loads will deliver demand-side load Regulation Service (Grid Balance) to PJM, which is the largest integrated electricity market in the world, covering all or part of 13 states and the District of Columbia.
ENBALA can go live and fully participate in the PJM market because of two recent modifications. A PJM rule change now makes it possible to deliver smaller amounts of Grid Balance from an individual load (dropping the minimum amount from 500 kW to 100 kW), which encourages demand-side loads to participate in the grid. Also, ENBALA was recently approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to participate in US wholesale electricity markets.
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