Solarize Philly Installer RFP

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS for Solarize Philly Solar installation and Development Vendors for PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY

Released: April 27, 2017

Response Deadline: May 26, 2017, 3:00pm

Issued by: THE PHILADELPHIA ENERGY AUTHORITY (“PEA”)

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is to solicit business information and pricing proposals from solar PV installers that are interested in participating in the Solarize Philly campaign. The Philadelphia Energy Authority (“PEA”) expects to select multiple vendors for the 18-month program. Solarize Philly is a citywide program, led by the Philadelphia Energy Authority (“PEA”) to make solar power possible for all Philadelphia residents by:

• reducing customer acquisition costs through education and marketing;

• increasing consumer confidence through installer, product and installation standards;

• reducing system costs by bulk purchasing of solar modules, inverters and balance-of-system components; • simplifying solar permitting and utility interconnection; and,

• providing further cost reductions for low and moderate-income households to increase access and empower residents.

All questions regarding this RFP and the Solarize Philly Installer RFP Response Form are to be sent by email to lrigell@philaenergy.org and solarize@philaenergy.org. Responses to questions received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017 will be issued by 4 p.m. on May 16, 2017.

Responses to this RFP must use the Solarize Philly Installer RFP Response Form and be delivered electronically to the Philadelphia Energy Authority at lrigell@philaenergy.org and solarize@philaenergy.org no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017. Responses received after the deadline will not be considered.

Documents:

Solarize Philly Installer RFP

Solarize Philly Installer RFP Response Form

Solarize Philly Program Description

Solarize Philly Installer Q&A