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American Electric Power (AEP), a subsidiary Southwestern Electric Power Co., has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking long-term purchases of 65 MW of new renewable energy resources to be operational by the end of 2010.

Proposals must rely on commercially proven technologies for renewable energy, including wind, solar photovoltaic, biomass firing or co-firing of agricultural crops and all energy crops, hydro (as certified by the Low Impact Hydropower Institute), coal mine methane, landfill gas, biogas digesters, and biomass firing or co-firing of crop residues, animal waste and woody waste.

A pre-bid conference call for potential bidders will be conducted May 1.

Deadline: May 19

More information: swepco.com/go/rfp

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