Request For Proposal

Statewide Evaluator Contract RFP


Act 129 Statewide Evaluator Request for Proposals RFP-2012-8

The Commission has been charged by the Pennsylvania General Assembly pursuant to Act 129 of 2008 (“Act 129”) with establishing an energy efficiency and conservation program.  See 66 Pa.C.S. §§ 2806.1 and 2806.2.  The energy efficiency and conservation program requires each EDC with at least 100,000 customers to adopt a plan to reduce energy demand and consumption within its service territory.  See 66 Pa.C.S. § 2806.1.  In order to fulfill this obligation, on August 2, 2012, the Commission entered an Implementation Order at Docket No. M-2012-2289411.  As part of the Implementation Order and Act 129, the Commission seeks a Statewide Evaluator to evaluate the EDCs’ Phase II energy efficiency and conservation programs.

Bidders are invited to submit a proposal for the Act 129 Statewide Evaluator Contract in accordance with the enclosed request for proposal.

All proposals must be submitted to the address stated in Section I-11 of the RFP no later than 3 p.m., January 11, 2013, as stated in the Calendar of Events.  Late proposals will not be considered regardless of the reason.

All questions should be submitted by email (with subject line “RFP-2012-8 Statewide Evaluator RFP Question”) to Darren Gill at by December 10, 2012, as stated in the Calendar of Events.  All Proposers will be provided with written answers to questions asked by any Proposer by December 21, 2012, as stated in the Calendar of Events.

In addition, a pre-proposal conference was held on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Commonwealth Keystone Building.  Questions were submitted at the pre-proposal conference, and answered by December 21, 2012.  Attendance at the pre-proposal conference was not mandatory.     

Questions and Answers - Pre-proposal Attendance Sheet