Call for Proposals and Qualifications

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NEEA actively solicits bids on open Requests for Proposals and Qualifications from qualified contractors. View our current requests below for more details. We appreciate your interest in NEEA, and in accelerating energy efficiency in the Northwest.


Regional Planning Project Management Support

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to provide project management support for regional strategic market planning.
NEEA’s 2015-19 Business Plan calls for regional coordination facilitated by NEEA to develop and implement Regional Strategic Market Plans (Plans) for four regionally strategic markets. The Plans identify common goals and define roles and responsibilities for energy efficiency organizations in the region.
The purpose of the services outlined in this Request for Proposals is to support the implementation of the Commercial and Industrial (C+I) Lighting Plan, and future regional strategic market plans, with project management and implementation support. There are two over-arching objectives: Objective 1: Employ best practice project management to support the C+I Lighting Plan strategy group formation, planning and implementation and to ensure the Plan stays on track throughout implementation. Objective 2: Establish a set of tools and templates that can be leveraged for the implementation of the C+I Lighting Plan and future Plans.
Who should apply:
NEEA encourages proposals from all firms with relevant experience and from experienced contractors and individuals that have a track record of providing project management for new projects that involve strategic planning and implementation, diverse stakeholders, and a wide range of tasks and activities that extend over multiple years.
Bidders should demonstrate their expertise in:
• Supporting new, emerging projects with best practice project management.
• Ensuring efforts involving individuals from multiple organizations remain on track.
• Right sizing the project management for the situation.
• Providing project management support for electric utilities.
NEEA encourages firms that believe they have the capabilities and qualifications to conduct the relevant scope described in this solicitation to submit an “intent to respond” according to the instructions described in the accompanying request for proposals (RFP). NEEA strong encourages bidders to review the accompanying solicitation carefully.
NEEA will only provide answers to questions asked to bidders who provide an “intent to respond.”
Intent to respond is due November 24, 2015.

The deadline for submitting written proposals is December 4, 2015 at 4pm.




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