Mr. Horger is responsible for the design and development, execution of the markets, facilitation of stakeholder initiatives, and development of staff specifically associated with the FTR, Capacity, and Performance Compliance Departments. Mr. Horger is also responsible for overseeing all activities associated with the Market Efficiency Economic Planning process at PJM. In addition, he is responsible for efforts associated with Strategic Market initiatives.
Prior to being the Senior Director of Forward Market Operations & Performance Compliance, Mr. Horger was Director of Market Operations and also held manager positions in the Interregional Market Operations and Market Simulation groups. Responsibilities included overseeing all market activities associated with the Day-ahead, Real-Time, FTR, and Interregional markets. Interregional market coordination with neighboring areas included Market-to-Market (M2M) daily congestion management, Congestion Management Process (CMP), Joint and Common Market (JCM), Interchange Distribution Calculator Working Group (IDCWG), North America Energy Standards Board (NAESB), and project support. In addition, the groups provided direct support to PJM Operations and Planning.
Mr. Horger has been with PJM since 2002 and has extensive experience in the energy markets and in power-system engineering.
Mr. Horger received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. He also received a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
PJM Interconnection, founded in 1927, ensures the reliability of the high-voltage electric power system serving over 65 million people in all or parts of Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. PJM coordinates and directs the operation of the region’s transmission grid, which includes 85,103 miles of transmission lines; administers a competitive wholesale electricity market; and plans regional transmission expansion improvements to maintain grid reliability and relieve congestion.