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NOTICE OF ANTICIPATED PROPOSAL DUE DATE
PROJECT 100 ROUND II REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund anticipates that the Proposal Due Date for the Project 100 Round II Request for Proposal is likely to be within the first two weeks of December, 2006. This timeframe enables parties to submit, and the Department of Public Utility Control to review and approve, Round II-related filings pursuant to Orders No. 1 and 2 in the Department’s Final Decision in Docket No. 03-07-17RE03 dated September 27, 2006. A copy of that Final Decision is provided for your convenience below. The anticipated Proposal Due Date time frame assumes the timely submittal and approval of those filings.

When the DPUC approves all relevant filings, CCEF will promptly post on its website at http://www.ctcleanenergy.com: 1) the revised final Round II Request for Proposal; 2) the revised final Standard Electricity Purchase Agreement; and, 3) the firm Proposal Due Date.

Click for a copy of the Final Decision in Docket No. 03-07-17RE03
dated September 27, 2006

 

Project 100 Specifics - Round 2

Detailed in P.A. 03-135, the legislation requires the state’s electric distribution companies to enter into minimum 10-year contracts for not less than 100 MW of Class I renewable capacity. Pricing under these contracts will include a premium of 5.5¢ per kWh.

These long-term power purchase contracts must be filed by July 1, 2008 and be with projects that:

  • Receive funding from the CCEF,
  • Began operation after July 1, 2003, and
  • Are at least 1 MW in capacity.

What are Project 100 Projects?

The Project 100 solicitation focuses on projects that:

  • are beyond the pre-development stage;
  • use commercially available technologies;
  • have already achieved substantial progress in permitting and site control; and
  • are ready for deployment.

Project 100 Solicitation - Round 2

Project 100 Round 2 RFP was released on May 15, 2006 and revised on July 17,2006. You may download a copy of the documents through the "supporting documents" links below or by requesting them from our office at (860) 563-5851.

What Changed in Round 2?

  • Increase in project size to 30 MW
  • Projects must be located in Connecticut
  • Increase in total solicitation to 85 MW
  • Additional financial incentives to Connecticut fuel cell manufacturers
  • Two new pricing options for Class I projects using natural gas as fuel

Information Sessions Scheduled

May 30, 2006 9:00 a.m. Rocky Hill Marriott

100 Capital Boulevard
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 257-6000
website link

June 13, 2006 10:00 a.m. Stamford Senior Center Stamford Govt. Center - 2nd Fl.
888 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901
(203) 977-5151
website link and directions

Anyone with additional questions may write to CCEF or e-mail their questions to cefinfo@ctinnovations.com.

Download supporting documents

Document

File Type

File Size

CCEF-P100-RD2-001-Rev1 v.3 RFP

154 KB
CCEF-P100-RD2-001 v.3 Appendix A
462 KB
CCEF-P100-RD2-001 v.3 Appendix B
67 KB

Sample Project Grant Agreement

Download PDF

73 KB

CCEF-P100-RD2-001 v.3
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