Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. 2014 RFI Bidders’ Conference April 4, 2014 Tempe, Arizona. Agenda. Introductions AEPCO & SWTC Burns & McDonnell RFI Information RFI Organization and Process Questions. Introductions. AEPCO 2014 RFI Project Team Dick Kurtz: AEPCO
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Arizona Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.
2014 RFI Bidders’ Conference
April 4, 2014
AEPCO & SWTC
Burns & McDonnell
RFI Organization and Process
AEPCO 2014 RFI Project Team
Dick Kurtz: AEPCO
Barry Brown: AEPCO
Shane Sanders: SWTC
Matt Lind: Burns & McDonnell
Jon Summerville: Burns & McDonnell
Rural generation and transmission cooperative
Owns and operates the 605 MW Apache Generating Station in Cochise, Arizona
AEPCO serves six distribution cooperatives with wholesale power, and provides additional resources, scheduling, trading, and ancillary services to other members and non-member customers.
Burns & McDonnell
Internationally recognized engineering and consulting firm serving clients since 1898
Over 4,300 employees & 100% employee-owned firm
Proud to be #14 on FORTUNE’s 2014 List of 100 Best Companies to Work For
Existing resources of up to 150 MWs beginning in 2015/2016
Proposals must be for a minimum block of 50 MWs
PPA and TA preferred contract terms are for a minimum of 20 years; asset purchases must have a remaining asset life of at least 20 years
Coal facilities should have current pollution control technology and meet or exceed all emission and other environmental requirements
AEPCO’s share of the resource must be dispatchable by AEPCO
RFI Requirements (continued)
Capacity and energy must have firm transmission and deliverability to the Palo Verde, Westwing, or Mead hubs or to interconnections of these hubs, such as Winchester, Topock, and Greenlee that have available transmission capacity
Proposals will be accepted for capacity and/or the associated dispatchable energy
Due to the fact that AEPCO does not have any retail load any proposals for energy efficiency or demand side management (DSM) will be deemed unresponsive and will not be accepted
AEPCO is primarily interested in purchasing for ownership a portion of an efficient natural gas-fired asset, but if no such product is available AEPCO will also consider a dispatchable call option PPA from:
AEPCO 2014 RFI Schedule
Email address:[email protected]
Web site: http://AEPCORFI.com/
Attachment A: Response Data
Attachment B: Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
Notice of Intent to Respond – April 10, 2014
Overview of the proposal and project
Time limits proposal is valid
Technical Proposal & Cost
Detail provided in Section C: PPA or TA Term Sheet located in Attachment A: Response Data.
Experience and reference to web site for financials and reports
Respondents are asked to submit (via email) a Notice of Intent to Bid by April 10, 2014.
Respondents are required to submit three (3) hard copies of each proposal and a CD with the spreadsheets provided in Attachment A: Response Data to the address below.
Burns & McDonnell
Attn: Jon Summerville
9400 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
All proposals submitted in response to this RFI must be received by B&M no later than 5:00 PM EST April 21, 2014.