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Calif. Community Choice Aggregator Seeks Storage, Renewable Energy and Resource Adequacy Bids

California community choice aggregator MCE has issued a request for offers seeking energy storage, renewable and carbon-free energy and resource adequacy proposals.

MCE is seeking offers for renewable energy — including renewable energy paired with energy storage — and stand-alone energy storage. Additionally, MCE is seeking offers for firm block carbon free energy and resource adequacy.

Offers will be accepted between March 20 and April 14, 2023, and will be evaluated and shortlisted on a rolling basis.

Additional details on the RFO are available here.

Serving a 1,200-megawatt peak load, MCE provides electricity service and programs to more than 575,000 customer accounts and 1.5 million residents and businesses in 37 communities across four Bay Area counties: Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Solano.

The American Public Power Association has initiated a new category of membership for community choice aggregation programs.