Expansion Planning Process

New Service Request - Queue Point

All new interconnection service requests must be submitted through the Queue Point tool.

Failing to submit a complete interconnection request and/or missing the various interconnection request due dates as set forth in the Open Access Transmission Tariff may result in your interconnection request being terminated and withdrawn. Please see Part IV of the Tariff PDF for interconnection request submittal and/or deficiency review details.

Queue Point Access Deposit
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Calculate your deposit for Attachment N, S & Y

Queue Point lets you submit data for:

  • Generation Interconnection
  • Transmission Interconnection
  • Incremental Auction Revenue Rights upgrades
  • Generation interconnection of 2 megawatts or less
  • Interconnection Services Agreements for certified inverter-based generating facility
  • System impact studies
  • As-Built studies

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

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 Request PDF - 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

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

  • The M-14 series of manuals describes the specific business rules under which PJM effects the entire RTEP process, including the details associated with the scope and procedures associated with the planning results and upgrades described in this report.
  • Schedule 6 of the Operating Agreement PDF codifies the provisions under which PJM executes its RTEP process.
  • The Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) describes the interconnection request process for generating resource interconnection, merchant transmission interconnection as well as specific process provisions to address long-term firm transmission service and auction revenue rights.

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.

Generation Construction Phase

Business Forms & Instructions


Consent to Assignment Agreement Templates

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 seller DOC
Seller DOC
Buyer DOC
After ISA and prior to commercial operation (i.e. during construction)
Infrastructure coordination project manager
Assignment to:
Lenders DOC
Other Than Lenders: IC | TO DOC
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.
For more information on deposits, please refer to the Open Access Transmission Tariff.
For more information on deposits, please refer to the Open Access Transmission Tariff.