Press Release

June 7, 2018

MONTEREY BAY COMMUNITY POWER ANNOUNCES, “GO LOCAL” REQUEST FOR OFFERS (RFO):

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Local Renewable Generation and Energy Storage Projects

(Monterey, CA, June 7, 2018.) MBCP has issued an RFO to receive proposals for the development of local renewable generation and energy storage projects located within any member jurisdiction of MBCP’s service territory. The RFO seeks terms of 5 to 20 years with an installed capacity of 1 to 3 megawatts (MWs).

MBCP aims to procure a total of 20 MWs through this process. This RFO comes in direct response to feedback from the communities we serve. The goal of the RFO is to increase local renewable generation, increase local energy storage, and promote economic vitality for the Tri-County area.

In addition to technical considerations, the RFO will be evaluated for its impact on interconnection and capacity improvements, project location, project technology and size, contract term, job creation, local hiring, prevailing wage, economic growth, increase in local investment, environmental impact, developer experience, and project status.

For more information visit: https://3cenergy.org/energy-procurement/

Monterey Bay Community Power is a Community Choice Energy agency established by local communities to source carbon-free electricity for Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties while retaining PG&E’s traditional role delivering power and maintaining electric infrastructure. As a locally controlled not-for-profit, MBCP is not taxpayer funded and supports Tri-County economic vitality by providing cleaner energy at a lower cost, supporting low-income rate payers, and funding local renewable energy projects. For more information, visit 3cenergy.org