in News Departments > RFP
print the content item

Progress Energy Carolinas has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for potential renewable energy projects and alternative energy providers, as part of the company's balanced strategy for meeting the growing energy needs of its customers in the Carolinas.

The company issued an open-ended RFP in November 2007. This request remains open, but there are certain deadlines for submitting proposals to be considered in the company's renewable resource planning, which is updated at regular intervals and shared with state regulators annually.

The company expects to purchase up to 1 million MWh of renewable energy when the initial phase of the state renewable portfolio standard takes effect in 2012.

Solar energy bids with a capacity of 50 kW or greater, and non-solar bids with a capacity of 10 MW or less will be accepted. The latter category includes wind, hydropower, geothermal, ocean current/wave energy, biomass (agricultural waste, spent pulping liquors and energy crops), landfill methane or hydrogen derived from a renewable resource. Priority will be given to those proposals that are expected to be operational before 2011.

Deadline: Nov. 11.

For more information: progress-energy.com

SOURCE: Progress Energy


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.


Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.


Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

BG 2015DblBox_id2032
Renewable NRG_id1934
Canwea_id1984
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015