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RFP seeks solar generation PPA bids for several AMP member utilities

March 9, 2021

by Paul Ciampoli
APPA News Director
March 9, 2021

American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) recently launched a request for proposals (RFP) to procure renewable generation for several of its member utilities.

AMP is seeking responses for projects in the PJM Interconnection and delivered to the Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LGEE) interface. LGEE is an interface from PJM to the LGEE control area.

Total contract capacity ranges from 100-150 megawatts ac with a maximum capacity of 50 MW ac for the LGEE delivered project. Term preference for these projects are between 10-30 years.  Products are to include energy, capacity, and environmental attributes.

AMP is seeking bids for full attribute, solar generation power purchase agreements with a preferred commercial operation date of 2023. Key tenets of project consideration are project viability, price, congestion risk, and deliverability.

The Energy Authority (TEA) is the administrator for the RFP.

Responses are due by April 19, 2021 and the RFP is available here.

AMP is a nonprofit wholesale power supplier and service provider for 135 members, including 134-member municipal electric systems in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana, and Maryland and the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, a joint action agency with eight members headquartered in Smyrna, Delaware.