Energy regulator issues 3rd RFP for green energy, storage resources
The goal of the Tranche 3 request for proposals is to procure 500 megawatts of renewable-resource generating capacity and 250 megawatts of energy storage capacity.
By THE STAR STAFF
The Puerto Rico Energy Bureau (PREB) announced Wednesday the publication of the third of six solicitations for new renewable energy and energy storage resources.
The goal of the Tranche 3 request for proposals (RFP) is to procure 500 megawatts (MW) of renewable-resource generating capacity and 250 MW of energy storage capacity.
Tranche 3 will be conducted by the PREB independent coordinator (PREB-IC), Accion Group LLC (Accion). The RFP will be conducted on the PREB-IC website – PREB RFPs (accionpower.com). The website serves as the required avenue for all RFP communications and the receipt of proposals.
The PREB-IC website is currently open for registration and interested parties are encouraged to register by selecting “Tranche 3” on the PREB-IC website. Interested parties must be registered on the PREB-IC website to view all associated information related to the RFP. The PREB-IC website will also automatically notify registered users of developments with the RFP, according to a statement.
The PREB-IC and the PREB will host a stakeholder webinar tentatively scheduled for Feb. 17.
“All interested persons are urged to register for the webinar through the PREB-IC website by clicking the ‘First Stakeholder Session’ tab on the menu bar and completing the form,” the statement said. “Those who register for the webinar will receive access details by email 24 hours prior to the webinar.”