WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 4, 2017)– Pepco today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for
wholesale electric power supplies to meet its Standard Offer Service obligation
in the District of Columbia. Pepco provides market-based supply service to its
electric customers who do not choose to receive service from competing retail
The RFP is
being issued as required by the District Public Service Commission, which
oversees Pepco’s procurement and delivery of electricity under the Standard
Offer Service provisions.
The RFP is the
first step in a multi-phase bidding process that begins this month and
concludes with the posting of retail rates on or before Feb. 1, 2018. Suppliers
will be bidding for supply service contracts to begin on June 1, 2018. Pepco is
requesting proposals to supply a total of approximately 327 megawatts (MW).
Peak load contributions by customer type include approximately 111 MW for
residential customers, 9 MW for small commercial customers, and 207 MW for
large commercial customers. The contracts awarded for the 111 MW in residential
load and 9 MW in small commercial load are for three years and those for 207 MW
in large commercial load will be for one year.
conference for prospective bidders will be held later this month. During the
conference, Pepco will review the RFP structure and process, the bid plan and
the power supply contract that will be awarded to winning bidders.
details regarding the RFP or the pre-bid conference can be found online at www.pepco.com/dcrfp.
Information about the pre-bid conference will be added as it becomes available.
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