For Immediate Release
D.C. - Pepco today issued a
Request for Proposals (RFP) for wholesale electric power supplies to meet its
Standard Offer Service obligation in the District
Columbia. Pepco provides market-based
supply service to its
electric customers who do not
choose to receive service from competing
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.
19, 2015. Suppliers will be bidding for supply service contracts
to begin on
June 1, 2015. Pepco is
requesting proposals to supply
megawatts (MW). Peak load contributions by customer type include approximately 115 MW for residential customers, 10 MW for small commercial
customers, and 235 MW for
large commercial customers.
contracts awarded for the 115 MW in residential load and 10 MW in small commercial
load are for three years and those for 235 MW in large commercial load will be
for one year.
A pre-bid conference
for prospective bidders will
be held later
this month. During the conference, Pepco's
managers will review the RFP structure and process, the bid plan and
the power supply contract
that will be awarded
to winning bidders.
Additional 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