RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia is seeking bids for 10 megawatts of new solar generation for the Community Solar Pilot Program.
A request for proposals (RFP) is soliciting third-party bids for energy, capacity and renewable energy attributes from solar facilities up to 2 megawatts (direct current) in size, or up to 2 megawatt carve outs from larger facilities, located within and interconnected to Dominion Energy Virginia's transmission and distribution footprint. The RFP outlines the proposal requirements and power purchase agreement terms, as well as the price and non-price evaluation criteria, which were developed with input from stakeholders.
The Community Solar Pilot Program – which the company plans to file with the Virginia State Corporation Commission by early 2018 – is a voluntary program allowing customers the opportunity to purchase energy from new solar facilities located in communities throughout Dominion Energy Virginia's service area.
Bidders seeking more information on the competitive bidding process and the RFP submittal documents should visit: dominionenergy.com/communitysolar.
About Dominion Energy
Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 15,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,600 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers. For more information about Dominion Energy, visit the company's website at www.DominionEnergy.com.
SOURCE Dominion Energy