PJM Load Forecast Update | February 2024 | Energy Watch Blog

February 21st, 2024 | Blog Post | energy-watch

ESAI Power’s latest Energy Watch briefing provides subscribers with a full update PJM’s 2024 Load forecast report.  Earlier this month, PJM Published its revised 2024 Load Report.  ESAI’s latest Energy Watch briefing includes analysis of:

  • Delta between 2023 and 2024 PJM Load forecasts – ESAI clearly lays out a comparison of PJM’s 2024 Report with the 2023 Load Forecast for Peak Load and Net Energy.
  • Highlight Changes in the 15-year CAGR Rates for each PJM Zone.
  • Implications for PJM’s Capacity Market – both in the upcoming capacity auction (BRA 2025/26) and in the long term.
  • Overview of PJM Transmission Upgrades that help address data center load growth.
  • Forecast Methodology – ESAI’s view on the updates that PJM has made to their load forecast methodology.

Note that ESAI also closely tracks the PJM Supply Stack out to 2034 in our Generation Asset Monitor report issued to subscribers every month.

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