APS is seeking competitive proposals for approximately 300 MW of dispatchable capacity to meet peak capacity needs. This dispatchable capacity may be bid as a power purchase agreement or a build, own and transfer structure.
Proposals must demonstrate that projects can achieve commercial operation by the summer of 2018 or 2019. The entire RFP process will be monitored and reviewed by a third-party independent monitor. Proposals will be evaluated and compared to an APS self-build option to expand the existing Ocotillo Power Plant Site located in Tempe, Arizona.
RFP issued – January 30, 2015
RFP responses due and fees submitted – March 18, 2015
RFP complete – May 1, 2015
APS will use the PowerAdvocate platform for this RFP.