Phoenix, Arizona [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Southwest Energy Service Provider’s Consortium for Solar Development has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a utility-scale concentrating solar power plant. The plant, which would be owned by a third-party with consortium members each signing long-term power purchase agreements, will be expected to produce 250 megawatts and be located in either Arizona or Nevada.
Members of the development group include Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Southern California Public Power Authority, Tucson Electric Power and Xcel Energy.
Proposals will be due March 19, 2008. A bidders’ teleconference will take place at 10 a.m. on January 17, 2008. The call-in number will be posted with the RFP.To view a copy of the RFP from the The Southwest Energy Service Provider’s Consortium for Solar Development, Click Here.