The St. Mary’s County Government, USA, has launched a request for qualification (RFQ) to develop turn-key photovoltaic (PV) systems on County properties.The County has an interest in bundling as many projects into large awards, but also may consider multiple awards where determined to be in the County’s best interest.
The County is specifically seeking a third party to install, own, operate, maintain and finance solar photovoltaic systems hosted on County facilities properties. The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation (DPW&T) and Board of Education of St. Mary’s County (BOE) are custodians of various buildings and sites and are responsible for the ownership, operation, maintenance, management, utilities and leasing of facilities and grounds.
There are four proposed locations to develop the projects. The list of selected locations is the following:
Interested parties must submit their qualification documents on or before 16 October 2015. A Technical Evaluation Committee will review submissions, and determine firms providing acceptable credentials to become approved bidders for the County’s solar projects.