Electricity Markets

Hannibal Board of Public Works Seeks Solar Plus Battery Storage Proposals

Missouri public power utility Hannibal Board of Public Works (HBPW) is seeking proposals for a 7-megawatt (MW) solar project paired with a 3-MW, 12-MWh battery energy storage system located behind their wholesale meter with the primary use case of meeting Midcontinent Independent System Operator capacity requirements. 

HBPW will accept proposals from any electric utility, independent power producer, solar/storage developer, or electric power marketer that can deliver the project described in the request for proposals, which was issued on Oct. 4.

HBPW seeks proposals from respondents to enter into a mutually agreeable 20-to-25-year third party power purchase agreements.

HBPW will allow flexibility in the term length on the storage part of the project, requesting a term length of at least 15 years. HBPW is not seeking turnkey EPC ownership and is only requesting PPA options.

Bids are due December 15, 2022, and the contacts for the RFP at GDS Associations are: Kyle Haemig, [email protected] and Justin Hey, [email protected].