Michael Yoder

PJM Correspondent


Michael has been crafting stories for daily, weekly and monthly publications for more than two decades in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. He has interviewed everyone from Academy Award-winners (Joel and Ethan Coen, Tommy Lee Jones) and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers (Alice Cooper, Dr. John, Brian Wilson), to presidential hopefuls and members of Congress. Michael is an award-winning journalist who was honored with several Keystone Press Awards for his investigative pieces. Electricity runs through Michael's body, from his great-grandfather who served as an early engineer for Pennsylvania Power & Light to the time he was struck by lightning in his home. Michael majored in English and history at Penn State University. 


Most Recent News

April 12, 2021
The PJM Operating Committee discussed COVID-19 vaccinations for staff and the February winter storm emergency in the Midwest. | NOAA/NCEI
April 12, 2021
PJM stakeholders questioned whether proposals addressing compensation for reactive power supply and voltage control service should be delayed. | © RTO Insider LLC
April 7, 2021
FERC is asking for stakeholder comments regarding its technical conference last month on capacity markets and the role of PJM’s MOPR. | Monitoring Analytics
April 6, 2021
PJM intends to unilaterally file a proposal with FERC regarding the contentious black start issue, without the endorsement of the Members Committee. | Calpine
April 4, 2021
PJM's Members and Markets and Reliability Committees discussed transmission planning in light of NERC's CIP standards as well as manual revisions. | PJM
April 1, 2021
PJM CEO Manu Asthana said the RTO’s Nominating Committee selected Paula Conboy and Jeanine Johnson to replace outgoing board members. | © RTO Insider
March 31, 2021
Plans are in place to build a green hydrogen production plant in Pennsylvania that the developers say will be one of the first of its kind in North America. | Brookfield Renewable
March 29, 2021
PJM stakeholders rejected a compromise proposal on the controversial black start unit testing issue in a final vote at a Members Committee meeting. | PJM
March 25, 2021
A lack of interregional transmission projects is stymying the growth of renewable resources in SPP, MISO and PJM, according to a new report released by ACORE. | © RTO Insider, LLC
March 24, 2021
A summary of the issues scheduled to be brought to a vote at the PJM Markets and Reliability and Members committees on March 29, 2021. | PJM