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Community Solar Garden 2 MW open request for proposal

We are seeking bids from Community Solar Garden Developers for a 2 MW direct current (DC) Open Request for Proposal (RFP) Community Solar Garden (CSG). 

We will, as part of our economic analysis and evaluation assumptions in the bid evaluation process, use a discount rate of 7.43 percent based on our current weighted after-tax cost of capital.

Apply

To apply, download, print and complete the following CSG 2 MW Open RFP documents, and mail them to the address below.

CSG 2 MW Open RFP bid responses are due by Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 5 p.m. MST. All bids, along with the required non-refundable $1,000 bid fee, must be transmitted by express, certified or registered mail, or hand-delivered to the Black Hills CSG RFP Project Manager at the following address:

Black Hills Energy
CSG RFP Project Manager
105 S. Victoria Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003

Next steps

See the table below for important due dates and milestones regarding the 2020 CSG RFP 2 MW Open.

DATE ACTIVITY

August 17, 2020

Issue Date

September 25, 2020  5 p.m. MST

Bids Due

September 4, 2020

Informational Meeting

October 26, 2020

Level 2 Interconnection Review and Interconnection Cost Estimate provided to respondents

No later than 10 business days after respondent's receipt of interconnection cost estimate

Final pricing due from respondents

November 30, 2020

Acceptance Notification(s)

24 months from execution of the RFP CSG Agreement

Commercial Operation Date

 

More information 

For more information about the 2020 CSG 2 MW Open RFP, contact the CSG RFP Project Manager. You can also mail inquiries to the following address:

Black Hills Energy
CSG RFP Project Manager
105 S. Victoria Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003

We will maintain a log of all inquiries and responses below. We have established this information policy to ensure all respondents have the same knowledge about the bidding process.

2019-2021 CSG 2 MW OPEN RFP inquiries and responses

We'll issue a CSG 2 MW Open RFP each year for years 2018-2021. For more information about the CSG 2 MW Open RFP, contact the CSG RFP Project Manager.