2014 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan Report

Book 1: RTEP In Review
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Book 1 provides an executive summary of 2014 RTEP deactivation, baseline, market efficiency and scenario study results as well as a summary of the three RTEP proposal windows conducted in 2014.
Book 1 also discusses additional FERC Order No. 1000 compliance, multi-driver upgrades, compliance with new NERC standard TPL-004-1 and other process enhancements that will continue in 2015.

Book 1PDF (3MB) 

Book 2: Scope & Input Assumptions
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Book 2 focuses on the input parameters and study methodologies underlying PJM’s 2014 RTEP process cycle including Baseline and Market Efficiency Studies discussed in Book 3 and the Scenario and Interregional Studies in Book 4.
Book 2 also describes the NERC planning criteria by which PJM conducts its studies and summarizes the changes underway to comply with FERC approval of new NERC Planning Standard TPL-001-4.

Book 2PDF (7MB) 

Book 3: Baseline & Market Efficiency Results
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Book 3 presents specific results from studies conducted throughout 2015 including baseline reliability and market efficiency operational performance, transmission owner criteria analyses as well as scenario and interregional studies. A number of the reliability and market efficiency projects approved by the Board in 2015 had their origin as RTEP process window proposals. Other study results required immediate need system enhancements.
Book 3 provides subregional summaries of RTEP projects approved by the PJM Board throughout 2015.

Book 3PDF 4MB) 

Book 4: Scenario & Interregional Study Results
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Book 4 examines PJM 2014 internal scenario studies as well as coordinated planning with adjoining systems (and beyond). Both sets of studies provide additional, valuable long-term expansion planning insights beyond those obtained from conventional baseline analyses.

Book 4PDF (5MB) 

Book 5: PJM RTEP State Summaries
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Book 5 offers a state-by-state review of input parameters including load and generation (renewable and nonrenewable), major RTEP upgrades and summaries of the regulatory and public policy landscape now underlying PJM’s regional transmission expansion planning process.

Book 5PDF (17MB) 

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