Plainfield, Indiana [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Duke Energy Indiana has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for bids for power generated from renewable energy sources.
The RFP says that the company is seeking to add up to 200 megawatts (MW) of renewable power by 2011.
“We are committed to doing more to develop and use renewable energy,” said Jim Stanley, president of Duke Energy Indiana. “We would like to diversify our supplies with more green power, and we are looking for supplies that are the right combination of price, reliability and flexibility.”
Broader use of renewable energy is part of Duke Energy’s comprehensive plan to meet its generation needs while the company continues to work to reduce its environmental impact. The plan also includes expanding the size and reach of its energy efficiency programs to reduce customer power demand.
A full copy of the “Request for Proposal for Renewable Energy Resources,” can be found at http://www.duke-energy.com/environment/indiana-rfp.asp.