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2016 Regional Transmission Expansion Plan Report

PJM’s Regional Transmission Expansion Plan identifies transmission system additions and improvements needed to keep electricity flowing to the millions of people throughout PJM’s region. PJM’s annual RTEP Report describes transmission study input data, processes and results, as well as PJM Board-approved transmission upgrades and process changes during the previous year. Periodically, PJM publishes white papers that present study input parameters and address transmission planning topics of current stakeholder interest.

Book 1: RTEP In Review
2016 RTEP Book 1
Book 1 provides an executive summary of baseline, market efficiency and operational performance studies. Many results from these studies drove RTEP proposal windows. Book 1 also discusses generation fleet changes driven by plant deactivation and new natural gas plant interconnection. Book 1 goes on to describe RTEP process enhancements that were completed or initiated in 2016.

Book 1 PDF (5MB)  

Book 2: Inputs and Process
2016 RTEP Book 2
Book 2 focuses on input parameters (e.g., load forecasts, generation and topology) and study methodologies (e.g., deliverability) used to conduct PJM’s 2016 RTEP process cycle of studies. Book 2 also describes NERC and regional planning criteria.

Book 2 PDF (8MB) 

Book 3: Studies and Results
2016 RTEP Book 3
Book 3 presents specific results from studies conducted throughout 2016 including baseline reliability, market efficiency, operational performance, transmission owner criteria analyses as well as scenario and interregional studies. Book 3 also summarizes RTEP window activity during 2016. Subregional summaries are also provided.

Book 3 PDF (12MB) 

Books 1 - 3
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Books 1-3 PDF (54MB) 

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