Southwestern Electric Power Co. has issued three requests for proposals in Louisiana and other states for renewable and short-term generating capacity to supply the needs of its customers.
The RFPs solicit bids for the purchase of wind resources of up to 3,000 megawatts (MW); solar resources up to 300 MW and short-term accredited deliverable capacity up to 250 MW.
Wind resources must be a minimum of 100 MW, interconnect to the Southwest Power Pool and be located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas or Missouri. Solar resources must be a minimum of 50 MW, interconnect to SWEPCO’s transmission system within SPP and be located in the SWEPCO service territory. Proposals for short-term capacity must be for a minimum of 50 MW from SPP resources.
Proposals are due by Aug. 12, 2021. Response and contact information is available online at SWEPCO.com/2021RFPs. Proposals selected from the three RFPs are subject to appropriate regulatory approvals.