Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) stated yesterday that it’s going to quickly serve prospects with much more solar energy after increasing the all-source request for proposals (RFP) initially issued in December 2020.
The authentic RFP sought roughly 600-800 megawatts (MW) of renewable sources and about 400-600 MW of capability sources. These sources are anticipated to be in service in 2023 and 2024. The addendum seeks an extra 100- to 150-MW photovoltaic photo voltaic useful resource to be owned by APS and in service by early 2023. Proposals submitted in response to the all-source RFP and people submitted in response to the addendum might be managed and evaluated on separate tracks, throughout the time frames established in every of the solicitations.
The addendum gives an extra alternative to develop a photo voltaic producing useful resource on APS-owned land and can assist APS meet its dedication to attain a carbon-free energy combine by 2050.
The total RFP course of, relevant to each the unique RFP and the addendum, is monitored and reviewed by a third-party unbiased monitor. APS is not accepting proposals for the unique RFP. Important info concerning respondent registration and proposal necessities for the addendum might be discovered right here.
APS serves almost 1.three million houses and companies in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties.