Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (PSE) is soliciting proposals for demand side energy management products, programs and support services delivery to targeted geographic locations for the 2021 program period. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is sponsored by the Customer Energy Management (CEM) and Clean Energy Strategy (CES) groups at PSE. The groups are soliciting support for existing demand side management products, programs and/or services, delivered to targeted geographic areas that will result in direct and measurable gas and/or electric energy savings for the purpose of reducing capacity constraints in designated areas.
PSE is soliciting proposals for programs/pilots in these sector topic areas:
- Localized delivery of Energy Efficiency Programs
- Localized delivery of Demand Response Programs
The Targeted Demand Side Management (TDSM) RFP has also been posted to ConduitNW.org (https://conduitnw.org/Pages/File.aspx?rid=5107).
Your first action item (see RFP Schedule in section 7.1 of the RFP) is to provide a completed Intent to Bid form (Exhibit B) identifying the programs for which you plan to submit proposals. The Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement (Exhibit C) should also be submitted at that time. This allows PSE to identify contact(s) for ongoing RFP communications such as answers to questions and RFP updates. Bidder questions are also due at this time.
- Intent to Bid forms and Bidder Questions are due 5:00 PM Pacific Time, January 11, 2021 and must be submitted electronically to CEMRFP@pse.com.
- Electronic proposals must be received by no later than 5:00 PM Pacific Time, February 5, 2021 to CEMRFP@pse.com
All communication regarding this RFP should be directed to CEMRFP@pse.com.