in News Departments > RFP
print the content item

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to install a distributed wind power system on the campus of State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton.

The turbine will be owned by SUNY Canton and will operate as a grid parallel on-site generator. The turbine output will be automatically isolated from the grid in the event of loss of utility power. The installation will conform to the local utility's interconnection requirements and the New York State Public Service Commission's standardized interconnection requirements.

Power generated by the wind power system will offset SUNY Canton's power consumption and is not intended for sale on the wholesale electricity market. However, net metering is an option for this project.

The project will consist of a single wind turbine in the range of 200 kW to 2 MW. The turbine selected must be in compliance with IEC 61400.

The final design capacity of the wind turbine will be installed shall be subject to proposals received, a review of wind resource data, facility load profiles, equipment availability and local zoning restrictions.

The wind turbine will shall have a basic data acquisition system capable of recording input from anemometers, temperature sensors, electrical current, voltage, energy and power, and be capable of real-time display of these monitored variables on the campus network. A supervisory control and data acquisition monitoring system is preferred, the details of which should be provided in the proposal.

Installation of a separate tilt-up meteorological tower is required and should be submitted as a separate line item.

Deadline: Nov. 10
For more information: New York Power Authority

IowaDeptEconDevel_id1863

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Report Disputes U.S. Agency's Renewable Energy Projections

A new analysis from the Sun Day Campaign says renewables are slated to provide 16% of U.S. generating capacity by 2018 - over 20 years earlier than forecast by the Energy Information Administration.


Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?

Over the past three years, some legislators have tried to either weaken or repeal the state's renewable portfolio standard, which requires Kansas utilities to reach 20% renewables by 2020.


AWEA Highlights U.S. Wind Success Stories Of 2013

Despite a 92% drop in new capacity last year, the sector still has myriad reasons to celebrate, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association.


Feds List New Bird Species As Threatened - Should Wind Developers Be Worried?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is designating the lesser prairie-chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. An expert explains how this might affect the wind industry.


Senate Committee Passes Bill With Two-Year PTC Extension

The Senate Finance Committee has voted on a tax extenders package, which includes both the production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit, and sent it to the floor.

JLG_id1900
UEA_id1896
WomenofWind_id
Acciona_id1907
AWEA_id1886
bonfiglioli_id1913