Duquesne Light Company's Request for Proposals

RFP Rules

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Question: What sort of criteria will the RFP be searching for? Is the site control required? Any grid or injection studies needed? Any specific types of PPA providers that you are looking for?

Answer: Site control is not specifically required. Please review the solicitation documents for all of the qualification requirements.

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Question: What kind of rates for PPAs will DLC contract for? How will DLC assess and determine which PPAs to contract with?

Answer: Duquesne Light Company will review the bids and select winners based on a number of criteria.  Those criteria include both economic and qualitative considerations.  There is no specific price target for any PPA.  Duquesne will select the best proposal or proposals based on the evaluation considerations.

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Question: Will future RFPs be coming in addition to this one?

Answer: If this RFP does not result in contractual agreement acceptable to PA PUC, then Duquesne Light may conduct another Solar RFP in 2022. At this time, there are no specific plans to conduct further RFPs in the current DSP. 

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Question: Is this RFP going to be conducted through PowerAdvocate?

Answer: No, this RFP will be conducted by CRA International. All the submissions to be sent to the RFP Submission Email Address: DuquesneSolar-RFP@crai.com

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