PJM is committed to compliance with various government entities in order to ensure the reliability of the power grid. Within this Compliance section you can browse general compliance questions and select information that is tailored to generation owners, transmission owners and more. Visit the Compliance section of for additional compliance information.

PJM is regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The FERC is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. The FERC also regulates hydropower and natural gas projects.

PJM also is committed to full compliance with all applicable North American Electric Reliability Corporation and the North American Energy Standards Board business standards as well as ReliabilityFirst standards. PJM provides ongoing communication with its members on the status of compliance and compliance-related activities through the Reliability Standards and Compliance Subcommittee.

PJM is also compliant with the SERC Reliability Corporation, a nonprofit corporation responsible for promoting and improving the reliability, adequacy, and critical infrastructure of the bulk power supply systems in all or portions of 16 central and southeastern states.

RFC Compliance

This map shows the eight regional entities that have agreements with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation to monitor and enforce compliance.

  • Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)
  • Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO)
  • Southwest Power Pool (SPP)
  • Texas Reliability Entity (TRE)
  • Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC)
  • ReliabilityFirst (RFC)
  • SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC)
  • Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC)

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