CenterPoint Energy issues All-Source RFP targeting renewables, thermal and demand side resources and short-term capacity
"As we continue our electric generation resource transition, we are looking for additional resources that can contribute to our diversified portfolio to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective electric service to our customers," said
The RFP will assist in identifying additional generation technologies that can provide fully accredited capacity no later than
Generation technologies being sought include:
- Renewables, both wind and solar along with battery storage in paired and standalone applications;
- Thermal, including coal and natural gas-fired generation, hydrogen, nuclear and other resources;
- Demand side and load-modifying resources, whether standalone or aggregated, capable of providing accredited capacity; and
- Short-term capacity, especially in years 2023-2025.
Eligible transaction structures include power purchase agreements, asset purchases including projects in development, demand side contracts and capacity only contracts.
CenterPoint Energy Indiana South has retained 1898 & Co., a division of
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As the only investor-owned electric and gas utility based in Texas, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) is an energy delivery company with electric transmission and distribution, power generation and natural gas distribution operations that serve more than 7 million metered customers in
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