AES Request for Proposals:
New and Repowered Renewable Energy
Projects in PJM
Carbon-Free Projects for Our Customers in PJM, Including Our Strategic Alliance with Google
AES is issuing this RFP seeking carbon-free energy projects for our customers in PJM, inclusive of AES’ strategic alliance with Google. For any projects moving forward out of this RFP, AES Solutions Management, LLC will be the contracted buyer and counterparty to any Purchase Power Agreement from this RFP and AES will be the sole interface with respondents to this RFP regarding any projects submitted to the RFP.
We are seeking proposals for the purchase of up to 1 GW of energy, environmental attributes, ancillary services, and capacity from newly constructed renewable energy projects with commercial operation dates between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2023 in PJM. Respondents are requested to provide pricing for bundled energy, environmental attributes, and ancillary services both including and excluding capacity attributes for terms of 8, 10, and 12 years. AES will consider both unit contingent and fixed hourly shape structures from new solar, new DC coupled solar + storage, new/repowered wind, and other new carbon free energy sources within PJM.
Innovation in creating customized solutions is one of the core factors we’ll be evaluating in a potential provider. We are looking for providers that can offer the best renewable projects while being open and flexible to apply proven technologies that enable us to deliver safer and more dependable, cost-effective energy. Respondents are encouraged to note aspects of their project that are open to joint innovation.
Process and Timeline
RFP information, proposal submission, data exchange, and communications will occur through the PowerAdvocate web platform.
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The RFP process is comprised of four (4) phases:
Background on the AES-Google Strategic Alliance
Energy fuels life, powers business and sustains growth. At The AES Corporation, we’re leading the transition to the future of energy. We believe it’s our responsibility to create innovative solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable. We partner with our customers to strategically transition to the future while continuing to meet their energy needs today. Working together, we’re improving lives by delivering greener, smarter energy solutions the world needs.
We are a Fortune 500 global power company that provides sustainable energy in 14 countries. AES Solutions Management, LLC (“AES”), a wholly owned subsidiary of The AES Corporation, is committed to supporting the energy goals of our customers while creating long term sustainable value through active management of our customer’s load and generation asset portfolio. It’s what we call energy management. As an energy manager, we take a strategic approach to matching our client’s energy objectives with a range of customized energy solutions and an unmatched customer experience.
In November 2019, AES and Google formed a strategic alliance to improve the experience for corporate energy customers and to develop and implement solutions that enable broad adoption of clean energy. AES is working with Google to sponsor clean energy projects in targeted markets in the United States and Latin America that have the potential to help Google meet its clean energy objectives. Google has achieved 100% renewable energy matching for the last three years and is the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy worldwide, with more than 5.5 GW under contract.