Dominion Energy Virginia’s Gloucester Solar facility in Gloucester County, Va.
In a brand new request for proposals (RFP), Dominion Energy Virginia (DEV) is soliciting proposals for the acquisition of as much as 1,200 MW of latest solar and onshore wind improvement belongings, in addition to roughly 125 MW of energy storage. A separate RFP in search of proposals for power buy agreements (PPA) might be issued on September 1, 2022.
Acquisition of the initiatives will help the corporate’s projected buyer load as outlined within the firm’s 2021 replace to the 2020 Integrated Resource Plan. The initiatives will even assist the corporate obtain the targets of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA) and the corporate’s dedication to web zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Different from previous annual RFPs, the corporate will now settle for acquisition proposals on a steady foundation all year long. The new course of will present higher flexibility and transparency for the event group and maximize the corporate’s potential to acquire the perfect clear energy assets for its clients.
The firm is interested by proposals for 5 classes of latest improvement belongings, together with photovoltaic (PV) solar nameplate capability, PV solar era paired with energy storage nameplate capability, onshore wind nameplate capability, onshore wind paired with energy storage nameplate capability, and stand-alone energy storage nameplate capability.
For solar proposals, the corporate is in search of each utility-scale initiatives which might be higher than 3 MW, in addition to distributed initiatives which might be 3 MW or much less. For all proposals, the corporate will solely take into account services positioned in Virginia. Specifically, for distributed initiatives which might be 3 MW or much less, the services have to be positioned inside DEV’s service territory the place there are location grid advantages to DEV clients.
Read extra particulars on registering for the RFP right here.