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Generation Interconnection Services
Generation Interconnection is a multi-step process regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). PNM strives to collaborate with our stakeholders to facilitate the interconnection of your project to our system in a successful manner.
Qualifying Facilities are regulated by the State of New Mexico Public Regulatory Commission (NMPRC). For more information, please visit the Interconnection Process page.
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Want to ensure your potential land parcel falls within PNM Service Territory?
Is your potential site on a feeder with ample hosting capacity?
An Informal Request will provide those answers.
Please login to PowerClerk, PNM's FERC Interconnection Application portal and complete the New Informal Request for Small Generator Interconnection (20MW and less).
PNM will evaluate your request and provide the requested information. There is no charge for this request.
*Please note the Informal Request is an optional step in the Small Generator Interconnection Process (SGIP). It is non-binding, does not confer any rights and if interested in proceeding with interconnecting, the customer must still apply for interconnection to PNM's system.
Pre-Application Report (PAR) Request for Small Generator Interconnection
In addition to the Informal Request, an Interconnection Customer may also choose to submit a request for a Pre-Application Report (PAR) which provides significantly more electric system information than the Informal Request.
The PAR was developed in accordance with PNM's OATT SGIP, Section 1.2.3 and contains pertinent details such as total capacity at the point of interconnection, existing aggregate generating capacity, available capacity at the station, and the existence of known interconnection constraints on the proposed interconnection.
Please login to PowerClerk, PNM's FERC Interconnection Application portal and complete the Pre-Application Report Request for Small Generator Interconnection (20MW and less)
There is a $300 charge for the Pre-Application Report.
PNM will evaluate your request and provide a report within 20 Business Days of receipt of the completed request form and payment of the fee.
*Please note, like the Informal Request, the Pre-Application Report is an optional step in the Small Generator Interconnection Process (SGIP). It is non-binding, does not confer any rights and if interested in proceeding with interconnecting, the customer must still apply for interconnection to PNM's system.
Small Generator Interconnection Request (SGIR) Application
An Interconnection Customer wanting to pursue interconnection to PNM's system, is required to submit an Interconnection Request to PNM via PowerClerk with the appropriate processing fee or deposit specified in the Interconnection Request.
The items below are all requirements which must be submitted by the customer via PowerClerk for the application to be considered complete. Ensuring all the of the items are included in the submittal of the SGIR Application will help make the application review process more efficient.
- Completed application form with accurate technical data, in-service dates and signatures
- Processing fee wire confirmation
- Site control documentation
- Inverter specification sheets
- Site diagram
- NMPE stamped, one-line diagram with system detail that matches the application form
PNM will contact the Interconnection Customer within three Business Days to confirm receipt of the Request and within ten Business Days of receipt to let the Interconnection Customer know if the application is complete.
If you are unfamiliar with the PNM SGIP, we recommend reviewing the Small Generation Interconnection Procedures-Attachment M in PNM's Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) which provides detailed information on how to initiate a Small Generation Interconnection Request. Here's a link to PNM's OASIS where you can find the OATT (under the Tariff file folder): http://www.oatioasis.com/PNM/