Vectren Issues RFP for Renewable and Storage

Posted by Laura Arnold  /   August 12, 2020  /   Posted in Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), solar, Uncategorized, Vectren, wind  /   No Comments

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Vectren has issued a Request for Proposals seeking renewable and storage power supply to meet the needs of our customers. Vectren submitted an Integrated Resource Plan (2019/2020 IRP) to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission in June 2020 which identified a need for 700-1,000 MWs of solar (some paired with storage) and 300 MWs of wind as part of its preferred resource options to meet capacity and energy requirements.

Key details and a link to this RFP can be found on www.vectren.com/irp.

Vectren has retained the services of an independent third-party consultant, 1898 & Co., a division of Burns and McDonnell, to help manage the RFP process. All Respondents will directly interface with 1898 & Co. for all communications including questions, RFP clarification issues, and Proposal submission. All correspondence concerning this RFP should be sent via e-mail to VectrenRFP@1898andco.com.

This RFP and all of its Appendices are available on the RFP website (http://Vectren2020RFP.rfpmanager.biz/).

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Vectren RFP Schedule

DEADLINE EXTENDED: NIPSCO RFP Due 8/18/2020

Posted by Laura Arnold  /   August 11, 2020  /   Posted in Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), Uncategorized  /   No Comments

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Northern Indiana Public Service Company ("NIPSCO") is extending the deadline for its Request for Proposals for MISO capacity (Zonal Resource Credits "ZRC") covering MISO Planning Years 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-2024.
The new deadline is 12PM CPT (Central Prevailing Time) Tuesday, August 18, 2020.  (The original deadline was Friday, August 7, 2020).  Notification to selected ("awarded") bidders will be on or before 5PM CPT Friday, August  28, 2020 (originally Monday, September 14, 2020).

Interested Bidders should refer to the attached RFP documents for the event details and requirements.  Changes from NIPSCO's Capacity RFP dated July 23, 2020 are highlighted below.

NIPSCO RFP Event Summary Update

RFP: Minimum 50 ZRC of MISO Capacity delivered to Local Resource Zone 6 for MISO Planning Years 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-24.  NIPSCO is willing to entertain block sizes less than or greater than the preferred block size of 50 or 100 ZRCs.

It is also the responsibility of the Bidder to deliver the capacity to MISO Local Resource Zone 6 (if applicable, e.g. capacity is in a different Local Resource Zone or pseudo-tied into MISO).  Thank you very much for your interest in NIPSCO's Capacity RFP.

Attached are the RFP and a bidder form.  

               

               

Please direct questions to:  

Edward H. Twarok, Lead Operations Analyst  
rfp.nipsco@nisource.com or 708.937.2052

NIPSCO Capacity RFP PY 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24

NIPSCO Capacity RFP Bidder Form

Sun for All Contractors RFP; Indiana Solar Empowerment Grants

Posted by Laura Arnold  /   August 04, 2020  /   Posted in Uncategorized  /   No Comments

SUN FOR ALL CONTRACTORS RFP

Indiana Solar Empowerment Grants

 Request for Proposals (RFP)

from Solar Contractors (RFPSC)

Response Requirements & Guidelines

Issued:  July 22, 2020

Responses Due:  6:00 pm EDT on August 12, 2020

SECTION 1. SUN FOR ALL PROGRAM INTRODUCTION

Thank you for your interest in bidding on the opportunity to install one or more solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for selected finalists with funds from the SUN FOR ALL Solar Empowerment Grant Program. We are pleased you are interested in capturing the energy from the sun to energize your community!

Solar project funding totaling approximately $450,000, as well as some funding from the finalists, is available for installations of less than 0.5 MW for organizations that serve low income and vulnerable populations in Indiana with a preference for applicants in the AEP Energy Indiana & Michigan electric service territory.

The SUN FOR ALL Review and Selection Committee consists of representatives of Environmental and Community Development interests in Indiana, and it has narrowed the list of eligible candidate projects to participate in this RFP for solar contractors. This means that, provided that there are no technical issues identified in this bidding process that would create a significant obstacle for an installation at the sites listed in Appendix A, each of these eligible candidates should proceed with the installation of projects. Due to our limited budget, the listed projects must be bid at not more than +/- 10% of the kWdc presented in the Helioscopes in Appendix A.

This RFP is designed to solicit firm proposals from solar installers (“Installers”) interested in bidding on one or more of these projects.

SUNFORALL Solar Contractor RFP--7-22-2020FINAL

APPENDIX A--Part 1 TABLE(v2)

Appendix C

SUNFORALL Solar Contractor RFP--Appendix B in Excel Format--7-22-2020FINAL

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NIPSCO RFP for MISO capacity Zonal Resource Credits

Posted by Laura Arnold  /   July 24, 2020  /   Posted in Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), solar, Uncategorized  /   No Comments

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Northern Indiana Public Service Company ("NIPSCO") is soliciting a Request for Proposals for MISO capacity (Zonal Resource Credits "ZRC") covering MISO Planning Years 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-2024.
Interested Bidders should refer to the attached RFP documents for the event details and requirements.  

Event Summary:  

RFP: Minimum 50 ZRC of MISO Capacity delivered to Local Resource Zone 6 for MISO Planning Years 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-24.  

NIPSCO RFP timetable
Please note the RFP minimum offer quantity is 50 ZRC.  

It is also the responsibility of the Bidder to deliver the capacity to MISO Local Resource Zone 6 (if applicable, e.g. capacity is in a different Local Resource Zone or pseudo-tied into MISO).  

Thank you very much for your interest in NIPSCO's RFP.

Attached are the RFP and a bidder form.

               

Please direct questions to:

Edward H. Twarok, Lead Operations Analyst
rfp.nipsco@nisource.com or 708.937.2052

Download documents HERE:

NIPSCO Capacity RFP 07.23.20

NIPSCO Capacity RFP Bidder Form

FERC acts to narrow PURPA yet again

Posted by Laura Arnold  /   July 22, 2020  /   Posted in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)  /   No Comments

FERC acts to narrow PURPA yet again

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