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

May 11, 2021
The PJM Planning Committee endorsed the RTO’s proposed “quick fix” solution to extend its deadline for responding to new transmission service requests. | © Google
May 6, 2021
PPL is inching closer to the finalization of the sale of its U.K. utility while moving ahead with the acquisition of Narragansett Electric. | PPL
May 4, 2021
Speakers at PJM's Annual Meeting focused on the intersection of decarbonization and reliability on the grid as more intermittent resources come online. | PJM
May 3, 2021
PJM stakeholders elected two new members to the Board of Managers and re-elected a third to serve an additional term at the annual Meeting of Members. | PJM
April 29, 2021
The need for uniform EV charging standards and the limits of state efforts to price carbon highlighted FERC’s technical conference on electrification. | FERC
April 28, 2021
PJM has proposed shifting the burden of determining what resources are subject to the MOPR away from the RTO and the Monitor to FERC itself. | PJM
April 27, 2021
FERC received dozens of comments on the final day for stakeholders to answer questions on the future of PJM’s capacity market. | PJM
April 26, 2021
MACRUC announced that its 26th annual Education Conference will take place June 27-30 at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Pennsylvania. | Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
April 21, 2021
A new report released by the Pennsylvania DEP encourages the state to significantly increase its energy storage capacity and pair it with solar energy. | Lightsource bp
April 19, 2021
FERC heard from affected communities, landowners, consumer advocates and others on how to set up its new Office of Public Participation (OPP). | FERC