Transmission Generator Interconnection Requests

Generator Interconnection Requests shall be submitted via email using the appropriate Application Form along with all requirements to be included in the generator interconnection study process.

Generating Facilities that exceed 20 MW –  Large Generating Facility Interconnection Request Application Form

Generating Facilities no larger than 20 MW –  Small Generator Interconnection Request Application Form

El Paso Electric is committed to sharing our data and studies related to grid interconnection. This section contains extensive information concerning this important part of our energy transmission process.


Generator Interconnection Queue

 EPE Active Generator Interconnection Queue

 EPE NM Community Solar Distribution Interconnection Queue

Distribution Pre-Application Forms

  Distribution Pre-Application Form


  Approximate EPE Service Territory Map



New Mexico Community Solar Information for Developers

 Notice to Community Solar Interconnection Applicants

EPE will reach out to those selected through the RFP process for additional details. Selected New Mexico Community Solar applicants for Generator Interconnection Requests shall be submitted via email using the appropriate Application Form shown below.

The requirements for a completed request are listed below.

  • Completed Form No. 38 - Standard Interconnection Application for Generating Facilities with Rated Capacities Greater than 100 kW and Up to 10 MW AC
  • Application fee: $100 plus $1.00 for each kW above 100 kW
  • Legally enforceable site control
  • One-line diagram
  • Facility layout
  • Kmz file with facility coordinates and POI coordinates

Contact Information

For Transmission Interconnection requests and inquiries contact:
Email: interconnections@epelectric.com


Base Case Requests

As a Transmission Provider, El Paso Electric Company (EPE) maintains base power flow, short circuit, and stability databases and network models including all underlying assumptions and contingency list information on its website as required by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requirements.

This information contains data protected by the United States Government.  Access to this data is designed to comply with federal laws of the United States.  The data is protected by various provisions of the United States Code and other federal and state criminal and civil laws.  Violations are subject to fines and criminal prosecution in federal court.

To request access to this information, a Requester must fill out the registration form and electronically sign the non-disclosure agreement provided in the link below. After submittal an EPE agent will contact you. Each person that wishes to view or access EPE Base Case Data must fill out the registration form and sign the non-disclosure agreement.

Access to the information will be determined by your need to know the information.  EPE, as holder of the protected information, will make this decision at the time a request for access is made.  To apply for authorized access, you must have a need to know the specific information and be an Interconnection Customer on the EPE transmission system or have specific responsibilities to an Interconnection Customer on the EPE transmission system. If you are unsure of your entity's eligibility status, please contact interconnections@epelectric.com.

To report unauthorized access or disclosure, or other violations or suspected violations of the data protections accorded to this information, please contact interconnections@epelectric.com.

EPE Base Case Data Registration Form and Non-Disclosure Agreement

Generator Interconnection Affiliate Meeting

Technical Requirements for Connecting Transmission Facilities to the EPE Transmission System


EPE Chat