2019 SWEPCO Wind Energy RFP

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), an AEP company (NYSE: AEP), is requesting proposals for up to 1,200 megawatts of additional wind energy resources to be in commercial operation by Dec. 15, 2021. Proposals must have a minimum nameplate rating of 100 megawatts and are due March 1, 2019.

SWEPCO is seeking to acquire new or existing projects that qualify for at least 80 percent of the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC). In addition, projects must be located within and interconnected to SPP areas of AR, LA, OK and TX.


Draft RFP Filed with LPSC: October 30, 2018
Bidders Technical Conference: December 10, 2018
RFP Issued: January 7, 2019
Notice of Intent: January 30, 2019
Q&A Deadline: February 22, 2019
Proposal Due Date: March 1, 2019
Short-List and Negotiation: March – July, 2019
Execute Final Contract(s): July 30, 2019
File for Regulatory Approvals: August 1, 2019
Required Regulatory Approvals: No later than August 1, 2020
Notice to Proceed: No later than August 15, 2020
Commercial Operation Date: No later than December 15, 2021


Bidders Technical Conference

Date: December 10, 2018
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 (CT)
Place: Webinar / Conference Call) 

All correspondence via email at: SWEPCOWindRFP2019@aep.com