Request for Proposal – EPC Project to Construct Battery Energy Storage System



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Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is soliciting proposals (RFP) from a qualified firm to provide a new Li-Ion BESS to provide transmission system stability, renewable energy support and capable of black start operation, with grid-forming / load forming functionality.

Please see Section V for the Procurement Timeline. Electronic documents are considered to be received upon entering the GVEA mail server; timeliness will be governed by the time stamp recorded by GVEA's mail server. If a prospective firm requests by September 6, 2022, GVEA will offer a tour of the project site to become familiar and satisfied with the general, local, and site conditions that may affect the cost, progress, performance, or furnishing of the work. In-person tours will be conducted the week of September 12. Alternatively, upon request, GVEA can provide a virtual site tour if travel is not practical.

Please submit the email address for the individual submitting your proposal to by November 4. On Monday November 7, link to a private Sharefile folder will be sent to the designated individual so that proposals can be submitted to GVEA.

The Proposal shall be uploaded to the project ShareFile site and notification that the Proposal has been uploaded sent to Ehren Schachle no later than November 11 at 2 P.M. Alaska Time. All questions and responses to this RFQ must be submitted to:

Finance & Purchasing
Attn: Ehren Schachle
Administrative Operations Manager

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