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Hawaii Island Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP


Hawaii Island Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP

RFP Update (October 23, 2017)

On October 6, 2017, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued Order No. 34856 opening Docket No. 2017-0352 to receive filings related to the Hawaiian Electric Companies' (Companies) plans to proceed with competitive procurement to acquire firm generation and new renewable generation. In accordance with Order No. 34856, on October 23, 2017, the Companies submitted a Draft Firm Capacity Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP, Draft Variable Renewable Dispatchable Generation RFP, and respective supporting documentation to the commission for their review.

The proposed final Hawaii Electric Light Company Variable Renewable Dispatchable RFP is expected to be submitted to the PUC for approval in December 2017.

The Companies will use an Electronic Procurement Platform to manage the exchange of information for this RFP. The Companies plan to use PowerAdvocate's Sourcing Intelligence platform. Prospective Proposers will need to register as a "Supplier" with PowerAdvocate. Future RFP updates and registration info into the RFP event will be made available on this site prior to the launch of the RFP.

RFP Update (January 6, 2017)

On January 6, 2017, Hawaii Electric Light asked the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for permission to begin the process of acquiring new renewable energy generation on the island of Hawaii that can be placed in service by the end of 2020, consistent with the Near-Term Resource Plan proposed in the Company's Power Supply Improvement Plan.

More information will be posted to this page when available.