The Year 4 SCEF RFP Round 2  is now open. Access to the bid portal is available here. Reminder this is for UI only, Eversource is not participating in this RFP. There is 5.004 MW AC of Capacity Available to UI.

RFP Schedule for Round 2 (UI Only)



Release of RFP

August 21, 2023

Bid Forms Due

October 3, 2023 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 November 18, 2023

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 4 RFP Bid Portal is open as of August 21, 2023 at 1 PM EDT.

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 4 SCEF RFP Round 2 (UI Only) Documents

Year 4 SCEF Program Documents

Year 4 Webinar Presentation

The Year 4 SCEF Bidder’s Webinar took place on January 27, 2023 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

The Year 4 Bidder's Conference Presentation is available here.

The Year 4 Bidder's Conference Webinar link available here.

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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