Request for Qualifications – Renewable Generation Projects

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO or the Company) is soliciting Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) for the acquisition of new renewable power generation capacity, as described in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) accessed below. WSP USA, Inc. (WSP), outside technical consultants to UPPCO, will act as UPPCO’s Representative for this procurement process through the RFP stage.

UPPCO seeks to acquire at least 22.5 MW AC of nameplate Renewable Generation capacity through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and 62.5 MW AC solar photovoltaic (PV) nameplate capacity delivered via EPC to be owned by UPPCO.

UPPCO will use a multi-stage solicitation process to select the Developer. This RFQ represents the first step in this process. UPPCO will establish a shortlist of the most highly qualified Respondents from the RFQ stage. UPPCO intends to invite shortlisted Respondents from the RFQ stage to submit Proposals with respect to the Request for Proposals (RFP) to be provided by the date set forth below and then select one of the Respondents as the Developer.

All questions regarding this RFQ should be submitted on the Questions page.

To be eligible to submit a SOQ in response to this RFQ, Respondents are requested to submit via the Procurement Email Address ( by no later than 5:00 pm ET on August 24, 2020.

  1. a complete Notice of Intent (NOI) (Schedule A), and
  2. an Executed Mutual Agreement of Confidentiality (MAC.)

Upon receipt of these documents, a unique username and password to the WSP ProjectSolve SharePoint (PSSP) website will be issued by the Procurement Representative which will enable Respondents to upload their SOQs.

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