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FirstEnergy's Ohio utilities - Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. and Toledo Edison - have issued a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy credits (RECs) to help meet requirements established under S.B.221.

The RFP process will be managed by Navigant Consulting. The RFP is seeking RECs and solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) this year and for 2011. For this year, the companies are requesting bids for SRECs generated from within Ohio and SRECs that can be deliverable into Ohio. Also for this year, the utilities seek RECs generated from within Ohio. For 2011, the companies need both SRECs and RECs generated from within Ohio or deliverable into Ohio.

No energy or capacity will be purchased under this RFP. The number of individual bidders is not limited. However, bidders must meet and maintain specific credit and security qualifications.

Deadline: Aug. 3

For more information: firstenergycorp.com

SOURCE: FirstEnergy


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