Request for Proposals & Information

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The Public Service Department (PSD) frequently issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and other requests, such as Requests for Information, for consultant services, grants, projects and other bid opportunities. These opportunities to do business with the PSD are also advertised on the Vermont Business Assistance Network operated by the Vermont Department of Economic Development.

If you are a consultant in a utility-related subject area and are interested in being included on the distribution list for RFPs in your field, please Contact Us and include email and postal contact information, as well as a description of the kinds of work you would be interested in bidding on.

Nat. Gas and TEPF Potential Study

The Vermont Public Service Department seeks an independent contractor to conduct an evaluation of the potential for Natural Gas and Unregulated Thermal and Process Fuel Efficiency Programs in Vermont. 

 

Proposals must be submitted electronically to Barry Murphy at Barry.Murphy@state.vt.us no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 8, 2014. 

Hard copies may also be delivered to 112 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620.

 

Questions on this RFP must be received by April 23, 2014.

 

RFP can bre found here.

Q&A can be found here.

Request for Proposals – Vermont Thermal Energy Finance Pilot Program

The State of Vermont has a goal of improving the thermal efficiency of 80,000 homes by 2020. The Vermont Public Service Department (PSD) and its Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) seek proposals from qualified financial institutions interested in development of the Vermont Thermal Energy Finance Pilot Program (TEF Pilot). The TEF Pilot seeks to demonstrate the ability of a new energy service provider/finance model to accelerate the number of residential thermal energy upgrades in the state. Please click here to download the RFP.

Questions received on the RFP and PSD answers are available here .

Hard copies and electronic copies of proposals are due at the Public Service Department by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Request for Proposal- Telecommunications Relay Service

Request for Proposal- Telecommunications Relay Service

 

The Vermont Public Service Department ("Department" or “PSD"), which represents the public interest in utility cases before the Vermont Public Service Board (“Board”), federal regulatory agencies, and state and federal courts, is soliciting proposals for FCC certified providers of the Vermont Telecommunications Relay Service. The Vermont Telecommunications Relay Service is a service for all Vermonters, connecting deaf, hard-of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-disabled individuals with users of regular telephones.

 

Both hard copies and electronic copies of proposals are due to the Department by 4:30pm on April 14, 2014.

 

Please click here to download the RFP.

Request for Qualifications - Sound Consulting Services

The Vermont Department of Public Service (Department) is soliciting proposals for sound/acoustic advisory services in connection with the regulatory review of proposed electrical generation and transmission facilities, and permit compliance and enforcement at existing facilities.  The Department represents the public interest in utility cases before the Vermont Public Service Board, federal regulatory agencies, and state and federal courts, and also receives consumer inquiries/complaints via its Consumer Affairs division.

The Department seeks qualifications and terms from qualified consultants or firms for general guidance and assistance in understanding current and emerging acoustic, tonal, low frequency and infrasound science related to sound emitted from electrical generation facilities – notably commercial-scale wind turbines – and/or substations, and sound monitoring protocols and procedures for those facilities throughout the state of Vermont.

Hard copies and electronic copies of proposals must arrive at the Public Service Department by 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. 

For more information, please see the Request for Qualifications.