On Friday July 24, 2020, Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency’s (“KYMEA” or the “Agency”) issued of a new RFP that solicits proposals to supply intermediate capacity and energy commencing June 1, 2022 for terms of 3 to 20 years. The Agency prefers to purchase capacity and energy from resources delivered by seller to MISO Zone 6, the LGE/KU transmission system, or a distribution system of one of KYMEA’s Members. The Agency anticipates considering purchases ranging from 30 MW to 60 MW
KYMEA’s Request for Proposals RFP# 2020-1 dated July 24, 2020 (the “RFP”) provides the specifications for this new solicitation.
Potential proposers may request a copy of the RFP by emailing Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those requesting the RFP are asked to provide the organization’s legal name and address and a primary contact name, email address and phone number.
The RFP specifically provides that prospective proposers must contact only Rob Leesman at KYMEA to obtain information about this solicitation. Contacts by prospective proposers with KYMEA Board members and other representatives of KYMEA or its Members will be a cause for disqualification of proposals as further explained in the RFP.
The RFP requires submittal of a proposal responsive to the RFP and containing data at a level sufficient for KYMEA to screen alternatives to determine if the proposal is reasonably susceptible of being accepted for award based upon the evaluation factors set out in the RFP, pursuant to the competitive negotiation provisions of KRS 45A.370. Questions regarding RFP# 2020-1 must be submitted by email no later than 2 pm EDT on August 12, 2020 to assure an answer. The Agency must receive proposals by email from interested proposers no later than 2 pm EDT on August 19, 2020.
About Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency
In September of 2015, ten municipal electric utilities entered into an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement creating the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA), a joint public agency. KYMEA was formed to facilitate effective collaboration among its members to do all things necessary or convenient to serve the current and future electric power and energy requirements of the members and to provide assistance to the members related to their electric power and energy utility systems.The annual summer peak demand of KYMEA’s current members is approximately 500 MW. More information is available at www.kymea.org