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Emergency Procedures Release Notes

System Requirements

January 2023 Release

Release Dates

Train: 1.9.2023
Production: 1.12.2023

About This Release

This release includes enhancements to support 2022 Reserve Price Formation changes.

New Features

Reserve Area column added to the Regions page to identify what Reserve Area(s) a region is part of.

Link to Related User Guide or Material

Product Roadmap - Emergency Procedure PDF

Previous Releases

September 2022 Release

Release Dates
Train: 9.8.2022
Production: 9.15.2022

About This Release

This release includes bug fixes and enhancements to User Profile, Postings and Email Notifications

New Features

Ability for users to self-test email setup for profiles

  • Users can request a confirmation email from EP at any time.
  • Useful for confirming EP emails are not going to Spam/Junk folders or otherwise being blocked. 

Secure Data in Postings

  • New section of Postings for PJM to enter data that should not be shared with the general public e.g. Control Room phone and fax numbers.
  • Users registered for EP will continue to see this data (when logged in) and receive the data via email.
  • Guest users will not see this data in the posting. 

Posting Summary Report

  • High level summary of postings active per day.
  • Applicable for postings with the following priorities: Action, Alert, Warning and Advisory
  • Max search duration = one month.
Existing Feature Improvements

Automatic update of user profiles when new Regions or Message Types are added to EP if the user already has all related regions and Message Types selected.

Update to Subject of EP Emails

  • For Production: PJM–EP: Event Message Type - Status (PRD)
  • For Training: (TRN) PJM–EP: Event Message Type - Status
Bug Fixes and Steps to Recreate

Logged in user unable to create or view user profiles.

January 2021 Enhancements

Contact: Emergency Procedures Admins

January 2021 Release

Release Dates
Train: 12.22.2020
Production: 1.27.2021

About This Release
This release includes enhancements to the User Profile and Performance Assessment Interval functionality in Emergency Procedures (EP) as well as addition of hierarchy information between EP regions.

New Features
Zone/Region Hierarchy
  • Functionality to view and apply the hierarchy between EP regions

Existing Feature Improvements:

User Profile Enhancements

  • Ability for users to set up profiles and manage preferences for their dashboard view
  • Summary view of profile selections
  • Ability to manage email notifications per profile

PAI Enhancements

  • Enhancements to the PAI functionality and reports resulting from October 2019 PAI events feedback

January 2021 Enhancements

Contact: Emergency Procedures Admins

October 2020 Release

Release Dates
Train: 10.6.2020
Production: 10.21.2020

About This Release
This release is to upgrade the Emergency Procedures framework with the updated styling reflected in the other PJM Tools.

New Look
  • Color scheme changed updated to enhance visual clarity
  • Addition of Session Timer; 24-hour display for EP users

Contact: Emergency Procedures Admins