Pennsylvania Hydropower Transmission & Interconnection(8-PA)
In Pennsylvania, a developer must obtain an Authorization to Locate and Construct a transmission line that exceeds 100 kilovolts (kV). 52 PA. Code. §57.71(1978). Additionally, a developer must obtain a Certificate of Public Convenience from the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission in order to operate as a public utility. 66 PA. Const. Stat. §1102 (1978).
Determine Which State and Federal Permits Apply
Use this overview flowchart and following steps to learn which federal and state permits apply to your projects.
Permitting at a Glance
|Regulated Entity Definition:||A "public utility" includes any person or corporation owning or operating a facility or equipment for the production, generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to of for the public 66 PA. Const. Stat §102 (1978).|
|Transmission Interconnection Request Process (Interconnection Request):||Pennsylvania does not currently have a state specific interconnection request process.|
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