Dear Dr. Almgren, Mr. Asthana, and the PJM Board of Managers,

The undersigned organizations, which encompass a broad and diverse range of interests within PJM, write to emphasize the importance of PJM continuing its efforts to consider integrating carbon pricing in its market. With continued and heightened focus by states in the PJM market on reducing carbon emissions from power generation, PJM should continue to work with stakeholders to explore the relative roles that its competitive wholesale markets and state policies should play in shaping the quantity and composition of resources needed to meet such carbon emission reduction goals while cost-effectively meeting future reliability and operational needs.

We also note that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently announced a Commissioner-led technical conference to explore considerations related to carbon pricing in organized markets.

PJM is currently grappling with how to reconcile wholesale markets and state policies related to reducing carbon emissions. Given the current interest in exploring how PJM’s competitive wholesale markets can be better aligned with state policy objectives, PJM, stakeholders, and state regulators need to continue to discuss issues raised regarding integrating state carbon pricing policies in PJM’s market. To that end, it is paramount that the Carbon Pricing Senior Task Force continue to explore practical, technical, and implementation issues related to how PJM’s markets can potentially account for state policy through carbon pricing.

We thank PJM for its leadership on this topic to date and, for the reasons discussed above,
encourage it to continue that conversation through the Carbon Pricing Senior Task Force. Thank
you in advance for consideration of our request.

Sincerely,

Katherine Gensler
Vice President Regulatory Affairs
Gizelle Wray
Manager, Regulatory Affairs & Counsel
Solar Energy Industries Association
1425 K Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-0556

Sari Fink
Senior Director, Electricity & Transmission Policy
Gene Grace
General Counsel
Gabe Tabak
Counsel
American Wind Energy Association
1501 M Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 657-7434

Tyler Stoff
Director of Regulatory Affairs
[email protected]
American Council on Renewable Energy
1150 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 507-4634

Andrew Slater
Public Advocate
Ruth Price
Deputy Public Advocate
Delaware Division of the Public Advocate
29 South State Street
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 241-2550

Robert Helton
Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs
ENGIE North America, Inc.
1360 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77056
(832) 435-7815

Rodica Donaldson
Senior Director, Transmission Strategy
EDF Renewables
15445 Innovation Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
(202) 821-2375

Jeffery S. Dennis
Managing Director & General Counsel
Advanced Energy Economy
1000 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 380-1950

Patricia Jagtiani
Executive Vice President
Natural Gas Supply Association
900 17th Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 326-9311

Hamilton Davis
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Southern Current
1519 King Street
Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 810-4178

Martin Mugica
President & CEO
Skyline Renewables
1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1880
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 335-8956
Paul Esformes Ed Murray
President

Senior Counsel, Head of U.S. Regulatory Affairs
Ecoplexus
101 2nd Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94105
(571) 236-9801

Aztec Solar, Inc.
11370 Trade Center Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
(916) 853-2700

John Sterling
Director, Market & Policy Affairs
First Solar, Inc.
350 West Washington Street, Suite 600
Tempe, AZ 85281
(602) 414-9326

Cari VanAmburg
Manager, Policy & Government Affairs
Recurrent Energy
3000 Oak Road, Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(832) 942-4422

Rob Stupar
Manager, Regulatory & Government Affairs
Invenergy, LLC
One South Wacker Drive, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606

Amanda J. Frazier
Vice President, Regulatory Policy
Vistra Energy
1005 Congress Ave, Suite 750
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 349-6442

Michelle Gardner
Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Northeast
NextEra Energy Resources
76 Paul Road
Hanover, MA 02339
(617) 276-6047

Giovanni Dubon
Energy Policy Analyst
BayWa r.e. Solar Projects, LLC
17901 Von Karman Ave, Suite 1050
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 383-7301

Kelli Joseph, PhD
Director, Markets & Regulatory Policy
Clearway Energy Group
100 California Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94111
(202) 306-4068

Steve Caminati
Director of Strategic Engagement
Apex Clean Energy, Inc.
310 4th Street NE, Suite 300
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(614) 315-5908

John Brodbeck
Senior Manager, Transmission
EDP Renewables, North America
53 SW Yamhill Street
Portland, Oregon 97204
(503) 535-1537

Frederick Zalcman
Head of Government Affairs
Orsted North America, Inc.
1International Place, Suite 2610
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 792-4333

Kevin E. Gresham
Senior Vice President, Government Relations
& External Affairs
Jennifer Ayers-Brasher
Senior Director, Transmission &
Interconnection
RWE Renewables Americas, LLC
701 Brazos Street, Suite 1400
Austin, Texas 78701

Jonathan Pike
Director, Development
Cypress Creek Renewables
Research Triangle Park
5310 South Alston Ave, Building 300
Durham, NC 27713
(617) 435-7667

(512) 658-9951
Greg Geller
Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs
Enel North America, Inc.
One Marina Park Drive
Boston, MA 02210

Devin Hartman
Director, Energy and Environmental Policy
R Street Institute
1050 17th St Nw Ste 1150
Washington, DC 20036
(630) 399-4053

Tom Rumsey
Senior Vice President, Regulatory & External
Affairs
Competitive Power Ventures
50 Braintree Hill Office Park 300
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 952-5974

John Reese
Senior Vice President
Eastern Generation, LLC
300 Atlantic Street
5th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
(212 792-0897)

Alyssa Edwards
Vice President, Environmental Affairs &
Government Relations
Lightsource BP
2000 Market Street, Suite 720
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 370-3445

Steven Levitas
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Pine Gate Renewables, LLC
130 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(919) 749-2953