NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to procure an additional 54 megawatts of company-owned planning capacity in Nevada. This solicitation is related to the company’s Emissions Reduction and Capacity Replacement plan that is retiring 812 megawatts of coal-fired generation by 2019.
The company is seeking proposals for:
- Construction of a 54-megawatt to 68-megawatt gas-fired generating unit on a site identified by the company;
- A build-transfer option for a 54-megawatt to 68-megawatt gas-fired generating unit at a location provided by the bidder;
- A build-transfer option for a 140-megawatt single axis tracking solar photovoltaic facility at a location provided by the bidder; and
- Alternative proposals that would allow the company to acquire or partner to construct a renewable energy resource that would satisfy the remaining 54 megawatts of planning capacity.
Details can be found on the company’s website at https://www.nvenergy.com/company/doingbusiness/rfps/Emissions-Capacity_RFP.cfm
NV Energy is holding a bidders’ conference and webinar at 9:30 a.m. (PPT) on Monday, April 13, 2015, in both Southern and Northern Nevada. Registration and attendance details can be found on the company’s website.
Bids will be due May 29, 2015.
ST Staff Writers
This post was prepared by Solar Thermal Magazine staff.