The Year 5 SCEF RFP is closed as of March 5, 2024.

Year 5 RFP Schedule



Release of RFP

January 22, 2024

Bid Forms Due

March 5, 2024 by 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Prevailing Time “EPT”), at which time the Pricing shall become firm, irrevocable and binding.

Selection and Notification of Winning Bidders

On or about April 22, 2024

Tariff Terms Agreement Execution

After Selection and Notification of Winning Bidders. Bidders will have to return partially executed Tariff Terms Agreements by the due date established by the Companies which is expected to be approximately 10 businesses days after selection and notification of winning bidders.

Subsequent Rounds of Selection and Notification of Winning Bidders

Approximately 5 business days after Tariff Terms Agreement Execution date (date on which executed Tariff Terms Agreement is due to the EDC for each round of selection.) After each Tariff Terms Agreement Execution Date, each EDC will re-evaluate its necessary MWs and reallocate to the next project(s) in the queue as necessary and notify selected Bidders accordingly. This process will continue until the earlier of 1) all available MWs are allocated, or 2) December 1, to allow enough time for the EDCs to submit selected bids by January 1 of the following year.

Tariff Terms Agreement(s) Filed with PURA for review and approval

Within two weeks following the completion of the annual Procurement process.

Commencement of Service 

Within three calendar years from the date of PURA approval of the Tariff Terms Agreement(s).

* Pursuant to Section 2.1 of the RFP, Schedule, the Companies, at their sole discretion, may modify the schedule at any time.

The Year 5 RFP Bid Portal is now closed.

SCEF program questions (including requests to be added to our email distribution) should be submitted to SCEF@uinet.com

Interconnection applications and questions regarding the interconnection and metering of SCEF projects should be submitted to generator.connection@uinet.com

Program information and documents are available below.

Year 5 SCEF RFP Documents

Year 5 SCEF Program Documents

Year 5 Webinar

The Year 5 SCEF Bidder’s Webinar was hosted on January 30, 2024 from 10:00AM-12:00PM EPT.

CT Department of Agriculture Resources

SCEF Program participants interested in understanding more about the considerations that should be taken when planning to develop solar projects that may impact prime farmland can see available CT DoAg resources linked here for more information.

Prior RFP Results

Vendor Setup for SCEF Payments

In order to initiate payments, whether UI is returning DPS or OPS, or making payments to the seller, the seller must provide the following documents to be set up in our system:

  • W-9 Form
    • Must be Signed
  • Vendor Setup Form
    • Do Not enter a Vendor ID # into the form
    • Please Enter 'Energy,' or 'RECs' in Description of goods or services to be provided
    • Please enter Zip Code +4 digits as specified on the form
  • AVANGRID USA Business Classification Form 
  • ACH Or Wire Authorization Form
    • Only one is needed, depending on payment remittal preference
  • A Voided Check OR Banking Information on Company Letterhead Signed OR Banking Information on Bank Letterhead Signed
    • Provided Account and Routing Numbers Must Match the ACH or Wire Authorization Form
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