FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2018
CONTACT: Sandee Peebles, email@example.com, 916-353-4454
Deadline extended: Due to the July 4 holiday, proposals will be accepted until July 11, 2018.
Lakewood, Colo. – The Presidio Trust; U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Berkeley Site Office; and Western Area Power Administration on its own behalf are seeking to purchase Renewable Energy Certificates to meet their renewable energy objectives through a solicitation issued by Western Area Power Administration. Responses to the Request for Proposal must be received via mail or fax before 4:30 p.m. PDT, July 11.
WAPA will consider bids that meet Renewable Electric Energy and REC definitions and qualifications. Using the flexibility allowed under WAPA’s power marketing authority, the REC contract will be awarded for the best overall value to the federal agencies while meeting the terms of the RFP. WAPA is encouraging small and minority-owned businesses and Native American tribes to apply.
Instructions on how to submit a bid to the solicitation can found in the Statement of Intent for Federal Agencies to Purchase Renewable Resources available on the Renewable Resources for Federal Agencies website
. Fax the completed form to Public Utilities Specialist Sandee Peebles at 916-985-1931 no later than July 11. Proposals submitted in response to the RFP must be received via mail or fax on or before July 11 at 4:30 p.m. PDT to be considered for evaluation. Emails will not be considered.
About WAPA: Western Area Power Administration annually markets and transmits more than 25,000 gigawatt-hours of clean, renewable power from 57 federal hydroelectric powerplants owned and operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and International Boundary and Water Commission in 15 western and central states. It is part of the Department of Energy. Follow us on Twitter @WesternAreaPowr or visit the website at www.wapa.gov.