City Of Palo Alto Issues RFP

By North American Windpower.

The City of Palo Alto, Calif., is seeking renewable resources to meet its 33% by 2015 renewable portfolio standard (RPS).

Per its request for proposal (RFP), Palo Alto seeks to contract for power for terms ranging from five to 30 years from any resource that meets the California Energy Commission's RPS eligibility criteria. Palo Alto notes that it has a "strong preference" for proposals that would qualify as portfolio content category.