PAH Guidance Matrix
Assigned Message TypesResource Types
Message Type
Curtailment of Non-Essential Building Load
Emergency Load Mgmt Reduction Action
Emergency Voluntary Energy Only Demand Response
Manual Load Dump Action
Manual Load Dump Warning
Maximum Generation Emergency Action
Pre-Emergency Load Mgmt Reduction Action
Primary Reserve Warning
Voltage Reduction
Voltage Reduction Warning and Reduction of NCPL
CP Resource TypeGuidance Message
Online GeneratorOn-line generators should follow PJM basepoints or manual dispatch instructions, if provided. On-line generators that underperform may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
NOTE: On-line generators that produce MW above the PJM basepoint will not be eligible for Bonus Performance Credits. MW above the PJM basepoint may be assessed deviation charges.
Offline GeneratorNotification is given that all generators in the applicable region should be on-line when instructed by PJM. Generators that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions during the applicable times of this procedure or are not given a PJM dispatch instruction solely because of their operating parameters and therefore do not run, may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
NOTE: Generators are required to notify PJM prior to coming on-line.
Pre-Emergency Load Management; Emergency Load ManagementLoad Management resources (Pre-Emergency and/or Emergency) should reduce load based on eLRS dispatch instructions.
Load Management resources that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
Message Type
Deploy All Resources Action
CP Resource TypeGuidance Message
Online GeneratorOn-line generators should raise to full output (Emergency Maximum).
On-line generators that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
Offline GeneratorOff-line generators should start up as soon as possible and ramp to full output (Emergency Maximum).
Off-line generators that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
Pre-Emergency Load Management; Emergency Load ManagementLoad Management resources (Pre-Emergency and/or Emergency) should reduce load immediately when dispatched through eLRS.
Load Management resources that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
Message Type
Load Shed Directive
CP Resource TypeGuidance Message
Online GeneratorOn-line generators should follow PJM basepoints or manual dispatch instructions, if provided. On-line generators that underperform may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
NOTE: On-line generators that produce MW above the PJM basepoint will not be eligible for Bonus Performance Credits. MW above the PJM basepoint may be assessed deviation charges.
Offline GeneratorPJM will directly call generators that are available to help mitigate the emergency.
Generators that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.
Pre-Emergency Load Management; Emergency Load ManagementPJM will directly call Load Management resource owners that are available to help mitigate the emergency.
Load Management resources that are not able to meet the PJM dispatch instructions may be assessed a Non-Performance Charge.