2022 APCO Virginia Glade-Whitetop BESS RFP
Appalachian Power, an American Electric Power company, is pursuing additional wind and solar generation resources, along with energy storage resources, consistent with requirements of the Virginia Clean Economy Act for a Phase I utility via four requests for proposals (RFPs) in 2022.
The RFPs are as follows:
- NEW - Energy Storage (PSA & PPA): RFP for battery energy storage. See below for details.
- Wind and Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA): Up to 100 MW Wind and/or Solar RFP via power purchase agreements. Click here for more information. RFP will close July 27.
- Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs): RFP for renewable energy certificates produced from Eligible Renewable Resource. RFP will close July 27.
- Wind and Solar (PSA): Up to 1,000 MW Wind and/or 100 MW Solar RFP via one or more purchase and sale agreements (PSAs) for purchase of 100% equity interest in a project company. RFP is closed.
Energy Storage RFP: Appalachian Power, an American Electric Power company, on August 1, 2022, will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to obtain up to 7.5 megawatts (MW)/15 megawatt hour (MWh) of battery energy storage in Virginia in support of the Virginia Clean Economy Act and to further diversify its electric generation mix.
Appalachian Power encourages the use of local goods or services sourced, in whole or in part, from one or more Virginia-based businesses in the construction and/or operation of the project or United States-based manufacturers using materials or product components made in Virginia or the United States.
The RFP will be launched within the online Ariba Sourcing platform. Instructions for Ariba registration are located below. Bidders should communicate an interest in bidding the project and confirm Ariba registration by emailing the Ariba AN Id# to APCoEnergyStorageRFP2022@aep.com. Once registration has been confirmed, bidders will receive an invitation to the RFP event.
Issue RFP: August 1, 2022
Proposal Due Date: October 1, 2022
Q&As will be compiled and posted in ARIBA Sourcing