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Dominion Energy seeks distributed solar projects under 3-MW in capacity for Virginia

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Dominion Energy Virginia issued a request for proposals (RFP) for distributed solar projects to help meet renewable energy goals set forth by the company and the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

The RFP seeks bids for development assets for new distributed solar generation facilities or mechanically complete solar facilities under asset purchase agreements. The RFP is also seeking power purchase agreement bids where the company will enter into an agreement for the energy, capacity, ancillary services, and environmental attributes including Renewable Energy Certificates from the facility.

The new facilities must be no larger than three megawatts (MW)(ac) in capacity, located in the Dominion Energy Virginia service area and commercially operational by the end of 2022 to be considered.

The RFP outlines the exact proposal requirements, including the power and asset purchase agreement terms as well as the price and non-price evaluation criteria and you can view it here. Among several criteria, the company will favorably consider each proposal’s use of labor, materials and other resources within Virginia and from Virginia businesses.

Notices of Intent to Bid and Confidentiality Agreements are due by October 30, 2020 with final asset purchase and power purchase proposals due January 8, 2021 and March 1, 2021, respectively.