I&M Supplier Handbook and Settlement Policies

The I&M Supplier Handbook provides instructions for registering, Business Partner Portal (BPP), customer enrollment, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) testing, and billing.

The Michigan Choice Market Settlement Policies & Procedures provides an overview of the Alternative Electric Supplier (AES) Market Settlement process at Indiana Michigan Power (I&M).

Topics

  • AES Calculation Process
  • Weather Normalization Factor
  • Helpful Links

AES Calculation Processes

As an Electric Distribution Company (EDC) operating within PJM, I&M provides daily allotment values to PJM for AES participating in the Choice market in Michigan for the purpose of settlement. I&M's role in settlement is to provide PJM with the hourly energy supply obligation for the sum of all Service Delivery Identifier (SDIs) served for each AES. On a daily basis, I&M submits to PJM an initial settlement of each Load Serving Entity (LSE’s) hourly energy supply obligation from the previous day (known as the "day-after settlement" or “Settlement A”) in the I&M zone. These initial values are largely comprised of estimates based upon historical SDI usage, historical load profiles, historical weather, and forecasted weather on the load day. Examples of each process as well as calculation of the yearly PJM weather normalization factor (WNF) are also included.

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Disclaimer: I&M is providing this information as a convenience to the user and makes no representations or warranties regarding the validity or applicability of the information to the user. The user accepts full responsibility for any action or forbearances undertaken based on or in connection with use of this information. The user hereby releases and discharges I&M from any liability, and agrees to indemnify and hold I&M harmless from any costs, expenses, or liabilities by I&M, user or any third party, arising from or relating to the user’s use of the provided information and tools.

Weather Normalized peak and five Summer Coincident peaks are subject to change by PJM. Please refer to the PJM website for the most up-to date information.

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