WPPI Energy (WPPI), a joint action agency serving 51 customer-owned electric utilities in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Iowa, has recently published a Request for Proposals for renewable energy supply, seeking proposals for a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) from a renewable energy resource.
More specifically, WPPI is seeking one or more projects with total nameplate capacity of approximately 100 MW. However, WPPI will consider a larger project if it will provide a significant cost advantage over other projects meeting this criterion.
The output energy is to be delivered either to a transmission system within the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), or the distribution system of a WPPI member utility in Wisconsin.
WPPI has revealed that it intends to sign power purchase agreement with an initial term of at least 20 years, with an option to extend for an additional 5 years or more.
Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 29, 2016
Currently, the WPPI’s renewable resource portfolio includes PPAs totaling approximately 162 MW of wind, 3 MW of hydroelectric, 6.6 MW of landfill/bio gas and 1.5 MW of solar.
See the tender announcement: