Oregon

Bidders focus on solar, especially with storage, in big PacifiCorp solicitation

Solar power, already on the rise, could get a big boost from PacifiCorp’s unusually large renewable energy solicitation. Bidders have focused on solar power — especially paired with storage — and on power purchase agreements in a big renewable energy solicitation that Portland-based PacifiCorp rolled out in July. Fifty-two percent of 574 bids went the solar-plus-storage route, according to aggregated data from the ...

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Lake Oswego City Council authorizes signature of interim IGA with Portland for wastewater treatment plant

Council directs staff to release a Request for Proposal to seek bids from three teams. The Lake Oswego City Council authorized the city manager to sign an interim Intergovernmental Agreement with the city of Portland and directed staff to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) from three P3 bidders. The Lake Oswego City Council took another step forward in the ...

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EY Announces Ganesh Shankar of RFPIO as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Pacific Northwest Award Finalist

RFPIO Logo BEAVERTON, Ore.– Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) recently announced that Ganesh Shankar, founder and CEO of RFPIO, Inc. was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Pacific Northwest finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful ...

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RFPIO Ranked Among Top for Diversity and Inclusion as Product Continues to Evolve Industry Expectation

The industry leader continues to drive innovation in its product and beyond. With strong leadership and a strong product, even a pandemic hasn’t stopped growth. BEAVERTON, Ore., — RFPIO, the leader in cloud-based RFP response management software, announced its latest recognition among top CEOs for diversity and inclusion. This news comes on the heels of their latest product release which includes some ...

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Rendina Selected to Develop 140,000 SF Medical Office Building

The healthcare real estate firm has been retained by the Portland Clinic to develop downtown Portland, Oregon’s first new medical office building in 50 years. PORTLAND, OR – Rendina Healthcare Real Estate has been selected to develop downtown Portland, Oregon’s first new medical office building development in 50 years. The 140,000-square-foot facility, designated West End Medical Center at 12th and Taylor, ...

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Oregon looking for diversified strategies consultant

Oregon Investment Council, Tigard, which runs the $77.2 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, launched an RFP for its first diversifying strategies consultant, said spokeswoman Rachel Wray in an email. The council has $3.6 billion invested in diversified strategies and a 7.5% target allocation. The goal is to systematically capture certain risk premiums beyond traditional equities and fixed income. Strategies may ...

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RFP from Warren Buffet-owned utility PacifiCorp targets 600MW of energy storage alongside PV, wind

Black Cap Solar, an early PacifiCorp solar PV project in Oregon. US utility firm PacifiCorp has launched its largest request for proposals for energy projects yet, seeking bids for more than 1.8GW of new solar and 600MW of battery energy storage. The firm, which owns utilities Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, issued the RFP as part of its latest ...

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PacifiCorp Solicits Bids For Over 1.8 GW Solar, 1.9 GW Wind & 595 MW Battery Energy Storage in ‘Largest’ RFP Issued By Company

4.3 GW Renewables RFP Launched By PacifiCorp PacifiCorp in the US is seeking 1,823 MW of new solar power capacity as part of the US electric utility’s largest request for new energy projects to date. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company PacifiCorp is also seeking bids for 1.92 GW of wind power and 595 MW of ...

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PacifiCorp eyes 1.8GW of solar, 600MW storage in largest RFP yet

Black Cap Solar project in Oregon, one of Pacificorp’s early solar projects. US utility firm PacifiCorp has launched its largest request for proposals for energy projects yet, seeking bids for more than 1.8GW of new solar and 600MW of battery energy storage. The firm, which owns utilities Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power, issued the RFP as part of its ...

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PacifiCorp launches all-source RfP

Wind turbines. US power company PacifiCorp earlier this week launched an all-source request for proposals (RfP) in support of its 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), the preferred portfolio in which includes several gigawatts of wind, solar and battery storage. More specifically, the preferred end-2023 portfolio in the IRP includes 1,823 MW solar co-located with 595 MW of energy storage, and ...

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PacifiCorp seeks competitively priced energy projects to add to 10-state transmission system

A competitive request for proposals (RFP) was issued by PacifiCorp this week, granting renewable energy projects the opportunity to participate in the company’s largest request to date. The transmission system at PacifiCorp’s disposal reaches across 10 states, but this RFP will specifically benefit its subsidiary Rocky Mountain Power, already the largest regulated utility owner of wind power in the West. ...

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PacifiCorp Opens 4.3GW Renewables and Storage Procurement

The Berkshire Hathaway-owned utility’s largest-ever clean energy procurement opens up huge opportunities in Northwest and Rocky Mountain states. PacifiCorp plans a major wind build-out in Wyoming and solar-storage projects across the Rocky Mountain and Pacific Northwest states. PacifiCorp has begun soliciting bids for up to 4.3 gigawatts of solar, wind and battery storage projects, part of a massive clean-energy growth plan ...

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Pacificorp looks to add 4.3 GW of renewables and storage by 2023

The utility giant is making this procurement in accordance with its 2019 integrated resource plan, under which Pacificorp intends to add 11 GW of wind and solar by 2038, with an additional 2.8 GW of battery storage. PacifiCorp Late in 2019, Pacificorp released an integrated resource plan (IRP), where the utility outlined plans to add nearly 11 GW of wind ...

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PacifiCorp’s big renewable energy RFP ready to roll

“Sharpen your pencils” was the word from PacifiCorp on Monday as it prepared to accept bids for a big, eagerly anticipated renewable energy expansion. Regulators in Oregon and Utah approved the multistate utility’s request for proposals just before the Fourth of July holiday weekend, setting the stage for its release on Tuesday. The company is currently completing construction of a $3 billion wind-focused ...

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Avista opens RFP for 120 MW of renewable capacity

Avista, a utility serving regions in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, announced on June 26 it is seeking proposals from renewable energy project developers for up to 120 average megawatts (aMW) of power production. Biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, and hydroelectric projects are among those eligible to apply. A request for proposals (RFP) issued by the company indicates the opportunity is open ...

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RFPIO Receives ISO-27001 Certification and Is Rated The Best RFP and Proposal Software by G2

Through ISO-27001 compliance, RFPIO advances product security, raising the bar for response software and reinforcing their position as Leaders in G2’s latest grid reports BEAVERTON, Ore., RFPIO, the leader in response management software, today announced they have received ISO-27001 certification. As the only RFP Software Leader to list this certification, RFPIO continues to define what customers should expect in a ...

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Canby Closes Book on Beer Library

The city of Canby has closed the book on The Beer Library, a proposal by Oregon City Brewing Co. owner and founder Bryce Morrow to transform the city-owned former library building on the corner of NW 3rd and Holly into a brewpub with three permanent indoor food carts and an all-ages arcade. The city informed Morrow of its decision in a letter Thursday that ...

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General Investment Consulting Services

Plan:Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Location:OR Posted:06/23/2020 The Office of the State Treasurer (OST) on behalf of the Oregon Investment Council (OIC) is soliciting proposals from general investment consulting firms qualified to provide general investment consulting for the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Starting on June 16, 2020, the RFP can be found on the OST website:https://www.oregon.gov/treasury/news-data/pages/do-business-with-treasury.aspxProposals must be submitted by ...

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Lake Oswego moves forward with North Anchor project

The Lake Oswego Redevelopment Agency authorizes memorandum of understanding with developer The long-awaited North Anchor project hit another major milestone June 18 after the City Council — which met as the Lake Oswego Redevelopment Agency — authorized a memorandum of understanding with the Portland real estate developer Urban Development + Partners. The MOU will allow UDP to continue its due ...

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City of Wheeler, Clatsop Counyty receive grant from Oregon Small Business Relief Fund

Business Oregon announced Tuesday, June 2, the recipients of $2.5 million in matching grant funding through the Emergency Business Assistance Grant Fund, which was created by Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Legislature to assist small businesses suffering in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $10 million of funding is being allocated through three Requests for Proposals ...

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