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2021 Accredited Deliverable Capacity RFP

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power company, has issued a 2021 SPP Capacity RFP to obtain up to 200 megawatts (MW) in 2023/2024 and up to 250 MW in 2025, 2026 and 2027 of accredited deliverable electric generating capacity from one or more resources within the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) to supply the needs of SWEPCO’s customers.

Proposals will be evaluated based on criteria outlined in the final 2021 SPP Capacity RFP. Proposals must be for a capacity only product with a minimum term of two (2) years and a maximum term of five (5) years with a start date of June 1, 2023.

To qualify for consideration resources must interconnect to the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) RTO and proposals must be for a minimum quantity of 50 MW. Refer to the RFP for additional requirements (See Sections 4 and 8.2).

Proposals are due August 12, 2021. All proposal responses should be directed to the RFP Manager outlined in the RFP documents.


Draft RFP Posted Online:  April 28, 2021
Bidders Technical Conference:  June 22, 2021
RFP Issue Date:  June 28, 2021
Notice of Intent:  July 16, 2021
Q&A Deadline:  August 6, 2021
Proposal Due Date:  August 12, 2021
Final Selection and Negotiation:  October 15, 2021
Execute Definitive Agreements:  March 11, 2022
File for Regulatory Approvals:  March 26, 2022
Required Regulatory Approvals:  No later than March 27, 2023

Bidders Technical Conference

Bidder’s Technical Conference was held on June 22, 2021. The Bidder’s Technical Conference presentation can be found in the Documents section above.
Place: Webex Event. Please email swepco2021rfp@aep.com for details.
Agenda: June 22, 2021 - Technical Conference Agenda.


Questions should be directed via email to: SWEPCO2021RFP@aep.com.

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