Clean Power Alliance (CPA), the Community Choice Aggregator (CCA) serving communities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, is now soliciting offers for clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). Ascend Analytics (Ascend) is administering this Request for Offers (RFO) process on behalf of CPA. Bid submissions are due on November 22, 2019 by 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
The solicitation will include two tracks for 15-year PPAs:
Project information must be submitted on the supplied mandatory data templates. Projects will be evaluated on a combination of quantitative and qualitative factors that include economic value, development risk, workforce development, environmental stewardship, benefits to Disadvantaged Communities, and project location.
October 22, 2019
Bidder webinar to discuss the RFO Process
October 30, 2019 @ 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Deadline to submit questions
November 1, 2019
Q&A responses posted to RFO website
November 11, 2019
Deadline to submit proposals
November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 PM PST
Bidders notified of Shortlist status
January - February 2020
Contract negotiations under exclusivity and awards
January 2020 -June 2020
The full RFO is available for download on this website, which includes the following documents:
Please download all documents and follow instructions in the "Submission Instructions for CPA 2019 Clean Energy RFO" and "2019 Clean Energy RFO Protocol" documents in order to submit a compliant bid.
To view the recording of the webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/2818066296725291009.
A copy of the webinar slides is available for download here
Full submission instructions are included in the RFO documents. To bid on this RFO you must register using the web form below. Submitted bids must be sent to CPA-cleanenergy-RFO@AscendAnalytics.com with a subject link of "CPA Clean Energy RFO Submission".
All communication regarding this RFO must take place exclusively via email correspondence. Do not call or otherwise attempt to contact CPA or Ascend Analytics outside of the CPA-CleanEnergy-RFO@AscendAnalytics.com email address. Doing so may result in vendor disqualification from this RFO process.
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All questions submitted via email and during the webinar are answered in the document available for download below:2019 Clean Energy RFO