Notice of Request for Proposals for Solar PV Project Developer(s):
PowerOptions, Inc., a nonprofit energy buying consortium comprised of nonprofit educational, healthcare and cultural institutions and city, town and state governmental entities in Massachusetts, is soliciting proposals from qualified Solar PV project developers for Net Metering Credits from virtually net metered solar systems in various MA ISO-NE load zones. The Request for Proposals is available by contacting SolarRFP@PowerOptions.org.
Deadline for completed RFP responses is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, February 6, 2017. PowerOptions reserves the right to reject any and all submissions.
Questions and Answers:
PowerOptions will post any and all questions we receive. Please send questions to Walter Gray at WGray@PowerOptions.org. Deadline for questions is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017.
Q: Can you clarify if the PowerOptions remuneration will be used in the evaluation of the proposals and, if so, what weight/importance it will be given?
A: Remuneration will be considered as part of the evaluation after price and all other criteria have been considered.
Q: Is the remuneration amount in addition to any fees that the housing authorities will pay to PowerOptions?
A: The housing authorities are not paying any fees to PowerOptions for the conduct of this RFP.
Q: Would PowerOptions consider fixing the remuneration amount so that respondents can bid on the PPA on an even playing field?
A: PowerOptions will not fix the remuneration amount. Respondents should include their proposed remuneration amount separately from their proposed PPA price.