Planning Guide

The Planning Guide, which supplements the ERCOT protocols, provides ERCOT stakeholders and market participants with information and documentation concerning the ERCOT transmission planning process. The specific practices described in the Planning Guide are consistent with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation reliability standards. Find the most recent version of the guide in the Planning Guide Library.

Planning Guide Revision Request Process

Templates for Planning Guide Revision Requests (PGRRs) and other related forms are listed below. For guidelines on submitting revision requests or comments, please refer to the Revision Request and Comment Submission Guidelines. Completed forms should be submitted to RevisionRequest@ercot.com.


Current Planning Guide
View the current Planning Guide by section.
Planning Guide Library
Find monthly versions of the Planning Guide, including summaries of revisions.
Planning Guide Revision Requests
Find pending PGRRs, as well as the archive of approved, rejected and withdrawn PGRRs.

Key Documents

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