Large Renewable Procurement Phase 1 Request for Proposals

The Minister of Energy is further directing the OPA with respect to developing a new competitive process for the procurement of renewable energy projects generally larger than 500 kW, by directing the OPA to undertake the LRP I RFP process in accordance with specific direction in the areas of Community Engagement, Site Considerations, Dispatch Provisions, Solar Efficiency, Rated Criteria, Aboriginal Participation, Agricultural Land Restrictions, Connection Parameters, and Storage.  The Minister’s direction further requires the OPA to continue to engage with stakeholders, municipalities, industry associations, as well as First Nation and Métis communities as it develops the LRP I RFP.

Donald Cudmore