Selling Power to the Utility

Grid Services Maui RFP 4

On December 22, 2022 the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission issued Order No. 38784 in Docket No. 2017-0352 instructing the Hawaiian Electric to seeks proposals to deliver qualified Grid Services from customer-sited distributed energy resources for the Hawaiian Electric system on Maui. Hawaiian Electric's RFP seeks 20MW of Capacity Reduction Grid Services on the island of Maui, but proposers can also include up to 20 MW of Capacity Build Grid Service as a bundled Service.

If you are interested in submitting a Proposal you must register as a “Supplier” in Power Advocate’s Sourcing Intelligence to access the RFP event. For more information regarding registration for Power Advocate, please see Appendices B and D in the RFP. Once you have successfully registered as a “Supplier” with Power Advocate, please request access to the RFP event from the Company via email ( After you have been added to the event, you will receive an invitation to the RFP event at the registered Email account. If you have previously registered and already have access to Power Advocate, you will still need to send your information via the Company email to get an invitation to participate in the bid event.

Once you access the bid event, you can access all the submission documentation and send messages through the Power Advocate platform. All communication for the RFP process shall be through Power Advocate.

RFP Process

RFP Development
Bid Submission
Bid Evaluation
Project Selection

Proposer's Conference

February 1, 2023

The Proposer's Conference presentation provides additional clarity and transparency for the community and potential proposers, regarding the terms of the RFP and the companies proposed processes.