El Paso Electric seeks to expand grassroots Texas community solar program by issuing request for proposal

EL PASO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–El Paso Electric (EPE) is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for a 10-megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar power generation facility ) coupled with an optional 3 MW battery energy storage system. This RFP is for the expansion of EPE’s existing fully subscribed community solar program in Texas. This project will be the second expansion of the company’s Community Solar program since its initial launch in April 2017 – EPE’s first voluntary green power option for customers. All proposals are due by April 4, 2022.

Submitted proposals may be located within EPE’s Texas or New Mexico service region, but preference will be given to those located in Texas. EPE will evaluate all proposals taking into consideration overall EPC costs and Bidders’ experience, among other items detailed in the RFP. Prospective applicants must submit a letter of intent no later than February 22, 2022.

All interested bidders are encouraged to visit epelectric.com or click HERE for full details of the Texas Community Solar Program Expansion RFP.

About EPE’s Texas Community Solar Program

El Paso Electric’s Texas Community Solar Program was the first community solar program available statewide. To learn more about EPE’s Community Solar Program, click HERE.

About El Paso Electric

El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility that provides generation, transmission and distribution services to approximately 450,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile area of ​​the Rio Grande Valley in the western Texas and southern New Mexico.


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