Planning

Expansion Planning Process

Detailed information on the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan (RTEP) process can be found in the following resources:

PJM’s FERC Order 1000 resources provide RTEP stakeholders the business rules, methodologies and tools necessary to implement Operating Agreement, schedule 6 transmission planning process enhancements and Open Access Transmission Tariff, schedule 12 reforms.

Pre-Application for Small Generation Interconnection Request

  • Informal Request – Generators less than or equal to 20 MW maximum facility output can request PJM to provide information on proposed jurisdictional circuits. To make an informal request, contact the System Planning Administrator at (610) 666-8219 or email at SystemPlanning.Admin@pjm.com.
  • Formal Request – Pre-Application RequestPDF - After printing the form, sign at the bottom and mail it and any necessary payment to:
    PJM Interconnection
    2750 Monroe Boulevard
    Audubon, PA 19403
    Attention: Marcie Gritmon

Feasibility Study/Application for Interconnection Request


Queue AC2 is a transitional five-month long queue that will conclude on March 31, 2017. Added costs associated with attachment submissions in Month 6 do not apply to this queue. On April 1, 2017, the queues will resume six-month durations.

Attachment Tariff Reference Deposit
BB - Inverter-based generating facility §112B Non-refundable deposit of $500
EE - ARR upgrade request §204.2 Refundable deposit of $50,000
FF - Initial study agreement §204.1 Refundable deposit of $50,000
Y - Generation interconnection of 2 MW or less (synchronous) 5 MW or less (inverter-based) §112A Calculate your deposit
N - Generation interconnection request §36.1.01, 110.1, 111.1,112.1 Calculate your deposit
S - Merchant transmission request §36.1.03 Calculate your deposit

For more information on deposits, please refer to the Open Access Transmission Tariff.

References for Manual 14C

Data & Other Business Forms & Instructions


Project Assignment PJM Contact Consent Documents
Prior to Interconnection Service Agreement, Wholesale Market Participant Agreement or Upgrade Construction Service Agreement execution
Interconnection projects project manager
Notice to PJM:
Combined buyer sellerDOC
SellerDOC
BuyerDOC
After ISA and prior commercial operation (i.e. during construction)
Infrastructure coordination project manager
Assignment to:
LendersDOC
Other Than Lenders: IC | TODOC
After commercial operation1
PJM client manager

1Generator owners or merchant transmission facility owners that wish to assign their facility to another entity or to perform a lender transfer after commercial operation shall follow the following instructions: 

  1. Notify your intent to your PJM client manager a minimum of 90 days prior to the financial transfer to assure adequate time to make necessary agreement modifications and filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  2. Identify to PJM all existing underlying affected agreements, such as Power Purchase Agreements, two-party interconnection agreements, PJM Interconnection service agreements; and
  3. Identify any changes to the facility that have occurred since the current effective agreement was executed that are not currently documented in the existing agreement, such as scope change documents from construction, retirements of units depictured or described in the agreement, modifications to the facility that would be reflected on a one-line diagram. 
PJM will review the proposed assignment and existing agreements to determine the proper documentation and filings necessary to effectuate the requested asset transfer or lender change.