PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arizona Public Service (APS) will issue a “Peaking Capacity” Request for Proposals (RFP) on April 21, 2017.
APS is seeking competitive proposals for approximately 400 to 700 megawatts of capacity to meet peak demand, specifically during the months of June through September beginning in 2021. APS will accept proposals for power purchase agreements; proposed projects must be able to begin delivery no later than June 1, 2021. The entire RFP process will be monitored and reviewed by a third-party independent monitor.
Information about proposal requirements and bidder registration is available online at www.aps.com/rfp.
APS serves about 2.7 million people in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties, and is the Southwest’s foremost producer of clean, safe and reliable electricity. Using a balanced energy mix that is nearly 50 percent carbon-free, APS has one of the country’s most substantial renewable energy portfolios, and owns and operates the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, the country’s top power producer and largest producer of carbon-free energy. The company is also a proven leader in introducing technology and services that offer customers choice and control over their energy consumption. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).