Request for Proposals to Retain a Facilitator for the Interconnection Working Group

RFP#: 2023-05

This Request for Proposal seeks proposals from qualified consultant firms to assist PURA’s Office of Education, Outreach, and Enforcement (EOE) in the facilitation of the Interconnection Working Group (IX WG) established by the November 25, 2020 Decision in the above-captioned docket.

Specifically, PURA seeks consultants with experience serving as a neutral, third-party moderator and/or administrative coordinator, as well as expertise in creating inclusive and transparence stakeholder processes. Consultants with demonstrated knowledge or expertise in distributed energy resource (DER) interconnection policies and best practices is strongly preferred.

The schedule for this RFP is as follows:

Release Date July 24, 2023
Pre-Proposal Conference - Recording

(PURA Staff Presentation)
August 1, 2023
Notice of Intent to Bid August 1, 2023
Deadline for Questions August 9, 2023
RFP Qualifications/Amendments August 16, 2023
Proposal Due Date August 30, 2023 by 11:59 p.m. EST

Applicants shall submit proposals by email to as an attachment or via a secure cloud-based link. The subject line of the email must reference “RFP #2023-05 Interconnection Working Group Facilitator.” Late submissions will not be accepted.

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