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Request for Proposals – Fuels Supply


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On August 30, 2013 Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO), Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO), and Maui Electric Company (MECO), issued a request for proposal (RFP) for the supply and delivery of up to one hundred fifty thousand (150,000) barrels of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) and/or Biodiesel and/or Biodiesel Blends, per year for a term of up to three (3) years to commence delivery beginning January 1, 2015 to be used as fuel for power generation on Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Molokai and Lanai in the State of Hawaii.

Submission deadline for the proposals is October 15, 2013 with the goal of submitting a proposed contract to the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission for approval by December 2013.  To access the RFP documents, please click on the links below. 

RFP Document Request for Proposals
Attachment A: Potential Site Locations, Volume & Fuel Types
Attachment B: Specifications - ULSD
Attachment C: Specifications - Biodiesel
Attachment D: Pricing Formula Sample
Attachment E: Sample Contract - ULSD
Attachment F: Sample Contract - Biodiesel
Attachment G: Questionnaire
Attachment H: Environmental Policy
Attachment I: Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) Principles and Criteria
Questions and Answers: Q&A's


Completed RFP’s must be submitted electronically to FuelsRFP@heco.com by the October 15 deadline and a hard copy must be sent via U.S. Postal, UPS or FedEx to Hawaiian Electric Co., Inc.  Questions may also be submitted to this same email address.