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Title: RFI FOR INNOVATIVE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC APPLICATIONS AT NEW YORK CITY
Procurement
Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)
Office of Citywide Procurement
1 Centre Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10007
Luke Clause
phone: (212) 386-6315
email: lclause@dcas.nyc.gov
Archived
Services (other than human services)
Request for Information
9/28/2016
Solicitation

PIN#85617RFI002 - Due: 12/13/2016 5:00 PM

Description
The City of New York (the City), acting through the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), and in partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to identify innovative applications of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to supply clean renewable electricity to wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) owned by the City and operated by DEP. With this RFI, the City seeks to identify the opportunities and challenges to innovative approaches to building solar PV systems at City-owned WWTPs.

Respondents will have the ability to email questions regarding any aspect of this RFI; questions and general inquiries are to be submitted to solar@dcas.nyc.gov by 5:00pm EST, Friday November 4th, 2016. Responses to questions and inquiries will be posted to the DCAS Energy Management website by Friday, November 18th, 2016: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dem/html/home/home.shtml

Site visits to three WWTPs will be scheduled for prospective respondents to tour the plants as an opportunity to inform their responses. Respondents are encouraged, but not required, to attend at least one, or up to three, of the site visits. Interested parties must register to attend by contacting solar@dcas.nyc.gov by 5:00 PM EST, Friday October 14th, 2016; RSVPs must include names and organizations of attendees per each site visit. Site visits will occur as per the following:

1. 26th Ward WWTP: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 10:00am
2. Wards Island WWTP: Monday, October 24th, 2016 at 10:00am
3. Newtown Creek WWTP: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 10:00am

Responses in Adobe PDF format are due electronically to the email solar@dcas.nyc.gov below by 5:00
PM EST on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. Any tables should be sent in MS Excel format.

RFI Contact:
Department of Citywide Administrative Services
Attention: Luke Clause
Clean Energy Resources Program Manager
E-Mail: solar@dcas.nyc.gov

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