Year 1 RFP for SCEF


The Year 1 SCEF was issued on April 30, 2020

PROGRAM SUMMARY.  In accordance with Public Act 18-50 and Conn. Gen. Stat. § 16-244z, the Companies have developed a solicitation plan “for the purchase of any energy products and renewable energy certificates” produced by any eligible shared clean energy facility, resulting in the issuance of this and subsequent RFPs.  Section 4 of this RFP provides a description of eligible Shared Clean Energy Facilities, and the Program.

RFP Schedule:

ACTION ITEM

DATE

Release of RFP

April 30, 2020

Bidders Conference – Webinar Only*

On or About June 4, 2020

Deadline for Submission of Questions

On or About June 6, 2020

Bid Forms Due

July 13, 2020 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 August 31, 2020

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 it’s available 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) November 1, 2020, to allow enough time for the EDCs to submit “…bids selected after July 1 by January 1 of the next calendar year.”

Final selections submitted to DEEP for review and approval

Within two weeks following completion of the annual Procurement process

Final approval received from DEEP

Within two weeks of receipt of final selections from the each of the EDCs

Tariff Terms Agreement(s) Filed with PURA

Following DEEP’s approval of EDCs’ final selections

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.


 RFP Bid Portal - https://www.uinet.com/wps/portal/uinet/apps/scefportal

  

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 1 SCEF RFP Documents

Year 1 Webinar Presentation

The Year 1 SCEF Bidder’s Webinar is currently scheduled for June 4, 2020 from 9am-11:30am EDT.  Please register for the webinar via the link below:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3168244261698917391


  • Year 1 Webinar Presentation PDF – coming soon
  • Year 1 Webinar Presentation Video – coming soon