How project developers form their bidding strategies – and what it means for prices and the industry.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce selected Microgrid Institute for a two-part project addressing combined heat and power (CHP) stakeholder engagement in the state. The project includes a pair of contracts to perform work that will assist the Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources, in its efforts to develop a CHP Action Plan for the state. Microgrid Institute’s work under the contracts will include facilitating CHP stakeholder engagement meetings and performing a series of stakeholder surveys.
Duke Energy Florida sold 76 unused nuclear fuel assemblies from its retired Crystal River Nuclear Plant through a request for proposals (RFP) process. Federally licensed U.S. nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel fabricators are the only entities receiving Duke Energy Florida's RFP to buy the nuclear fuel assemblies. All proceeds from the sale of these assets will benefit Florida customers by reducing the amount of money Duke Energy Florida may recover from customers.
NorthWestern Energy issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking energy supply resources to serve Montana customers beginning in 2014. NorthWestern Energy is seeking up to 100 MW of firm supply from Jan. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2017 at Mid-C or on NorthWestern’s system and up to 300 MW of firm supply for the period of July 1, 2014 through Dec.