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01222018 RFP for Energy Efficiency Services

Offered by: McMinnville Water & Light

Response deadline: 1520294400

Must be received by 2:00 pm

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Announcement: McMinnville Water & Light (“MW&L” or “Owner”)

Request for Proposal: Energy Efficiency Services (RFP)

The City of McMinnville, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon, acting by and through its Water & Light Commission (known as "Owner" or "McMinnville Water & Light" or "MW&L") is seeking proposals pursuant to ORS 279B.055-60 for goods and services relating to MW&L’s agreement with the United States of America, Department of Energy, acting by and through the Bonneville Power Administration (“BPA”), contract No. 17ES-11511 (“the BPA Agreement”).  More specifically, MW&L is seeking a contractor to perform on behalf of MW&L “Measures” under the BPA Agreement relating to the Energy Efficiency Incentive (EEI) and Conservation (as those terms are defined in the BPA Agreement).  MW&L requires information that demonstrates the technical capabilities and experience of proposers to undertake this work and to provide appropriate illustrative information, references, and information relative to the proposer's organizational structure, qualifications of its professional staff and experience/expertise to perform the responsibilities identified in this RFP, and cost and quality of goods and services (“Measures”).

Contract Documents, specifications and other information regarding this Request for Proposals may be obtained at the office of McMinnville Water & Light (address above) or by emailing  Any addenda to this RFP will be distributed via email to those who request proposal packets. Any Contract interpretation will be in writing in response to a written request by a Proposer; oral interpretations are not binding. There will not be a pre-bid conference for this project.

Sealed Proposals must be received by MW&L’s Purchasing Manager (contact person for this procurement) no later than March 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. Pacific Standard Time (“Opening Deadline”).  Submittals received after this deadline will be returned to the proposer unopened.  The submissions shall include four hard copies and a CD with a “soft” PDF copy.  There will be a public opening of the proposals, only names of proposers will be read aloud. Proposals shall be sealed and marked  Proposal Enclosed – Energy Efficiency Services” and delivered to:


Parcel Delivery/Physical address                       OR                   United States Postal Service

McMinnville Water & Light                                                      McMinnville Water & Light

855 NE Marsh Lane                                                                  P.O. Box 638

McMinnville, OR 97128                                                           McMinnville, OR 97128


This is a FORMAL procurement in accordance with the Oregon Public Contracting code. If an award is made it shall be made to the proposer whose proposal is MOST ADVANTAGEOUS to MW&L based on the evaluation process and evaluation factors described in the request for proposals, applicable preferences described in ORS 279A.120 (Preference for Oregon goods and services) and 279A.125 (Preference for recycled materials) and, when applicable, the outcome of any negotiations authorized by the request for proposals.  Prices quoted shall remain firm for a period of 90 days, and include delivery of any goods or service, F.O.B. to McMinnville Water & Light, freight paid by the Proposer (or to MW&L end-use customers, as directed by the agreement).

MW&L may cancel this procurement, reject proposals not in compliance with all the prescribed public bidding procedures and requirements and may reject for good cause any or all proposals upon a finding of MW&L that it is in the best interest of the public to do so and may waive any and all informalities.


Point of Contact

Chad Hudson

Email:; Phone: (503) 472-0221

BID NO. 17-70 - Bulk Electric System CIP Version 5 - Hydro Access Control

Offered by: Chelan PUD

Response deadline: 1517788800

2:30 pm, Pacific Time

Posted on: January 12, 2018

Sealed bids will be received by Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County, Washington, at the office of the District, Attention: Alexandria Burkard, Procurement and Contract Services, 327B North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, Washington, 98801, until 2:30 pm, Pacific Time, Monday, February 5, 2018, for supplying all labor, materials, tools, equipment, facilities, and all other appliances and supplies as specified, and performing all work required in accordance with the Contract Documents.

The Contract Documents, in whole or in part, may be available in read-only format at Prospective Bidders may obtain Contract Documents in electronic format from the Procurement and Contract Services Department.  Requests are accepted online at, or in writing to P.O. Box 1231, Wenatchee, WA 98807, or by telephone at (509) 661-4479 or (888) 663-8121, extension 4479, or may be viewed in person at 327B N. Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, Washington.  The District makes every effort to insure the completeness of the electronic file.  If there are any questions, please contact the Procurement and Contract Services department at the number stated above.

Due to the complexity of the sites and the lack of public access the District will hold a Pre-bid meeting/Site visit on January 23-24, 2018. For security purposes, on-line registration for the pre-bid meeting/site visit is required. All attendees must register on-line at by 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, on January 19, 2018.

Day 1 January 23 starting at 9:00 AM Pacific Time and ending by 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

Pre-bid meeting will start at Rocky Reach Dam located at 5695 State Route 97A, north of Wenatchee, WA (on the Chelan side of the river). A site visit will be held directly after and will view the location at Rocky Reach Dam. The site visit will continue at Lake Chelan Dam located at 400 Powerhouse Road, Chelan Falls, WA 98817.

Day 2 January 24 starting at 8:00 AM Pacific Time and ending by 3:00 PM Pacific Time.

The site visit will continue at Rock Island Dam located at 1050 State Route 28, Rock Island, WA 98850.

IMPORTANT: Any contractor/vendor business not pre-registered for the pre-bid meeting will be denied access to the hydroelectric project. Valid photo identification should be carried for potential verification with meeting registration list. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required at this location in order to attend the site.  The following PPE is required to be used by all attendees: shirts with sleeves and full length trousers, sturdy leather footwear, eye protection, hard hat, and ear protection.

NOTE: At District discretion, additional mandatory pre-bid meetings may be necessary. Additional pre-bid meeting information will be distributed to all current plan holders.

If you have questions, please contact the Project Manager at the phone number listed below.

Public Utility District No. 1 of Chelan County
P.O. Box 1231, 327 North Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, Washington 98807
Telephone: (509) 661-4547, or toll free at (888) 663-8121, extension 4547.
Attention: George Velazquez

The District reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, to waive informalities, and to accept any bid which is in the District's best interests.