CenterPoint Energy All-Source RFP
CenterPoint Energy Indiana South is seeking a combination of resources including renewables (wind, solar and battery storage), thermal and demand-side resources, and short-term capacity to meet the current and future needs of its 150,000 electric customers in southwestern Indiana. Information on CenterPoint's Integrated Resource Plan can be found at https://midwest.centerpointenergy.com/irp.
Generation resources must provide fully accredited capacity no later than 3/1/2027 and may include:
- Renewables, both wind and solar along with battery storage in paired and standalone applications.
- Thermal, including coal and natural gas-fired generation, hydrogen, nuclear and other resources.
- Demand-side and load-modifying resources, whether standalone or aggregated, capable of providing accredited capacity
- Short term capacity, especially in years 2023-2025
Eligible transaction structures include PPAs, asset purchases including projects in development, demand side contracts, and capacity only contracts.
Please submit documents on the ‘Submit Documents’ tab and direct all questions to the ‘Submit Questions’ tab. All other communication should be directed to CenterPointRFP@1898andco.com. Please do not contact CenterPoint personnel directly.
|RFP Issued||Wednesday, May 11, 2022|
|Notice of Intent, NDA, and Respondent Application Due||5:00 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 27, 2022|
|Pre-Bid Meeting*||3:00 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, June 1, 2022|
|Proposal Submittal Due Date||5:00 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 5, 2022|
|Initial Proposal Review and Evaluation Period||Wednesday, July 6, 2022 – Thursday August 11, 2022|
|Proposal Evaluation Completion Target and Short List to CenterPoint||Friday, August 12, 2022|
|Due Diligence and Negotiations Period||Q3 - Q4 2022|
*The Pre-Bid Meeting will be held over Microsoft Teams broadcast and a link will be posted at a later date.
Respondents may submit up to three Proposals (Projects) at no cost in response to this RFP. Respondents submitting more than three separate responses will incur a Proposal Evaluation Fee for each additional Proposal (Project) submitted. The non-refundable fee for evaluating each additional Proposal (Project) is $5,000.
CenterPoint encourages Respondents to offer their Projects in a variety of ways and each Project offered with multiple options will be considered as a single Proposal as it relates to the Proposal Fee. Examples of such variations include transaction structure, settlement location, and paired storage configurations. Please see the RFP document for details.
Proposal Fee payments will be made via ACH transfer. When Respondents are ready to submit payment they should notify 1898 & Co. at CenterPointRFP@1898andco.com to facilitate the transfer.