The Year 1 NRES RFP will be issued on February 1, 2022

In accordance with PA 19-35, the Companies have developed this RFP for the purchase of energy and renewable energy certificates produced by eligible generation projects under this subsection over the duration of each applicable tariff.


RFP Schedule

TABLE 1 – RFP Schedule* A

Release of RFP

February 1, 2022

Opening of Small Zero Emission Category Two-Week Window February 1, 2022 by 1:00 PM (Eastern Prevailing Time “EPT”), at which time the bid shall become firm, irrevocable and binding.

Bidders Conference – Webinar Only

February 7, 2022

Deadline for Submission of Questions

February 11, 2022

Bid Forms Due

March 14, 2022 by 1:00 PM (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 14, 2022

Tariff Agreement Execution

After Selection and Notification of Winning Bidders. Bidders will have to return partially executed contracts by the date established by the Companies which is expected to be approximately 10 business days.

Subsequent Rounds of Selection and Notification of Winning Bidders Approximately 5 business days after Tariff Terms Agreenent Execution date (date on which exectuted Tariff Terms Agreement is due to the EDC for each round of selection). After each Tariff Terms Agreement Exectution Date, each EDC will reevaluate its available MWs and reallocate to the next project(s) in the queue as necessary and notify selected Bidders accordingly.

Tariff Agreement(s) Filed with PURA

On or before July 1. 2022.

Commencement of Service

In accordance with Tariff Agreements

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

Year 1 RFP Bid Portal can be found here

For more information on Performance Assurance submission and other Program information and documents, please see the program documents below.

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

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


NRES Program and Year 1 RFP Documents 

Year 1 NRES Tariff Agreement



Developers Workshops 

UI and Eversource have hosted two Developer Workshops to date:

See the linked slide decks below:

UI and Eversource have one Final Developer Workshop which will take place on Janurary 24, 2022 at 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Register for this workshop here