Alberta Electric System Operator - Request for Proposal - Islanded Fast Frequency Response Service

Solicitation number AB-2024-06565

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/07/18 11:30 EDT

    The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has commenced the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage for Islanded Fast Frequency Response (Islanded FFR) Services when the grid is islanded from the rest of the western interconnection. The RFP stage of the competition to procure FFR Services when islanded opened June 14, 2024. The competition will be managed through a procurement site called Bonfire (Bonfire Site). To obtain access to the Bonfire Site, view the RFP documents, and participate in the RFP process, one representative from each interested party will need to register and execute a Bonfire Site Access and Participant Agreement. All matters relating to the RFP, including communication with the AESO and providing a proposal, are governed by the terms of the RFP provisions. Interested parties CANNOT participate in the Islanded FFR procurement competition through Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC). For further details on the Islanded FFR procurement competition, including its timelines, Bonfire documents, competition materials, and information on how to participate in the RFP, please visit the AESO's Islanded FFR webpage at the following link: The RFP stage of the competition to procure Islanded FFR Services will close on Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. MDT. NOTE: This has been shared via APC for INFORMATION PURPOSES only.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 21 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2025/01/01.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Alberta Electric System Operator
    2500, 330 - 5th Ave SW
    Calgary, CA-AB, T2P 0L4
    Contracting authority
    Cameron Hughes
    2500, 330 - 5th Ave SW
    Calgary, Alberta,
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    21 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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