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Posted February 12, 2017: GPC REDI Second Comment Period Opens

Revised Second Draft Program Guidelines that define Georgia Power's 2017 REDI programs are available on the website Document Page. You are invited and encouraged to review the Program Guidelines, which include the pro forma Agreements. Further, you are encouraged to provide comments regarding the Program Guidelines, terms and conditions of the Agreements (1) that you believe can be improved upon, or (2) that you support and believe are appropriate and important for this solicitation. All comments are received anonymously and you are encouraged to not identify yourself or your company. Comments are to be submitted using the "Comments" page of the RFP website.

Once the Program Guidelines are approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission as final, there will be no further changes. This is your opportunity to assist in the drafting of the documents.

The deadline for Comments is February 24, 2017 by 12:00pm EPT.

Posted February 7, 2017: Upcoming Site Visit Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to attend the NorthWestern EPC site visit is February 9th, by 1:00 pm mountain time.

Interested parties may register using the "Site Visit Registration" link on the menu bar when logged into the EPC website.

Posted January 31, 2017: Upcoming Bid Period Closures

The online bidding periods for the following solicitations will end on February 1, 2017:

TEP - Solar

SCE ES&DD - Option 2

Posted January 24, 2017: NorthWestern NDA Submission

The Energy Resource RFP Non-disclosure Agreement ("NDA") is available for completion on the website. The NDA can be found on the documents page in the Non-Disclosure Agreement subfolder of the RFP Documents folder and is also available on the "NDA" page.

Bidders must use the "NDA" tab on the menu bar when logged into the EPC site in order to submit the NDA to NorthWestern Energy.

EPC Bidders are required to execute the NDA prior to being granted access to the RFP information.

The deadline to submit the NDA is Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 1:00 PM (MPT).

Posted January 20, 2017: NorthWestern Comment Period Opens

A draft of the RFP is now available on the website Documents Page in the Draft RFP Documents folder. You are invited and encouraged to review the Draft RFP and to provide comments regarding any areas that you support as well as any that you believe can be improved upon.

Comments can be submitted anonymously using the "Comments" page of the website.

The deadline for Comments is February 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. MPT.

Posted January 10, 2017: Accion Group Launches NWE 2017 Resource RFP Website

Accion Group launches NorthWestern Energy's 2017 Resource Request for Proposals ("RFP") website.

This RFP seeks proposals for Power Purchase Agreements ("PPAs"), ownership opportunities, (e.g. transfer of development assets, sale of an existing asset, or joint venture), Build-Own-Transfers ("BOTs") from bidders' sites, and Engineer-Procure-Construct ("EPCs") for development on a site owned by NorthWestern. NorthWestern encourages proposals for resources on bidders' sites using different fuel types and technologies.

A schedule of upcoming critical RFP milestones is can be found on the RFP website.

Posted January 6, 2017: GPC REDI Comment Period Opens

Draft Program Guidelines that define Georgia Power's 2017 REDI programs are available on the website Document Page. You are invited and encouraged to review the Program Guidelines, which include the pro forma Agreements. Further, you are encouraged to provide comments regarding the Program Guidelines, terms and conditions of the Agreements (1) that you believe can be improved upon, or (2) that you support and believe are appropriate and important for this solicitation. All comments are received anonymously and you are encouraged to not identify yourself or your company. Comments are to be submitted using the "Comments" page of the RFP website.

Once the Program Guidelines are approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission as final, there will be no further changes. This is your opportunity to assist in the drafting of the documents.

The deadline for Comments is January 20, 2017 by 12:00pm EPT.

Posted December 20, 2016: ES&DD Offer Period Now Open

The online Offer Forms for 2016 ES&DD RFO are now available.

To begin submitting Offers:

1. Visit the ES&DD homepage at https://sceesdd.accionpower.com.
2. Select the appropriate bidding Option name from the homepage list (Option 1 or Option 2).
3. Login with your username and password.
4. Select the Offer Management page link located on the main navigation bar.

Interested Offerors may fill out offers online on the RFO website.

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