IPA Procurement Administrator

Agency: State Government of Illinois
State: Illinois
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • 99 - Miscellaneous
Opps ID: NBD14067947045742183
Posted Date: Aug 9, 2018
Due Date: Sep 7, 2018
Solicitation No: 22042841
Source: Members Only
Important: Solicitation file attachments are now located at the bottom of this page.

Solicitation Overview

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Identification
Reference Number: 22042841
Request ID:
Agency Reference Number: 19-RFQ-01
Agency: IPA - Illinois Power Agency
Title: IPA Procurement Administrator
Date First Offered 08/09/2018

Small Business Set-Aside: No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?: Yes

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?: No

Overview
The Illinois Power Agency (¡°Agency¡±) is issuing this Request for Qualifications (¡°RFQ¡±) seeking qualified and responsible experts or expert firms (¡°Offerors¡±) to meet its power supply and renewable energy credit competitive procurement needs. The Agency welcomes responses from qualified Offerors able and willing to meet these requirements. Evaluation of responses to this RFQ will form the basis for determining potential recipients for one or more Requests for Proposal (¡°RFP¡±) including specific requirements.

The Agency seeks a Procurement Administrator to manage competitive procurements that will solicit bids and secure contracts to support the power supply and renewable energy credits procurement needs of Illinois utilities as specified in Procurement Plans developed by the Agency and approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission.

The Agency serves as the authority for the procurement of electricity delivered to eligible retail customers (i.e., default supply customers) of Commonwealth Edison Company (¡°ComEd¡±), Ameren Illinois Company (¡°Ameren¡±), and for a portion of the Illinois service territory of MidAmerican Energy Company (¡°MidAmerican¡±), collectively the Utilities, and the procurement of RECs to fulfill the State¡¯s Renewable Portfolio Standard requirements per the Illinois Power Agency Act (20 ILCS 3855/1-5 et seq.) and Section 16-111.5 of the Public Utilities Act (220 ILCS 5/16-111.5).The Illinois Power Agency Act states that ¡°The Agency shall each year, as needed, issue a request for qualifications for a procurement administrator to conduct the competitive procurement processes in accordance with Section 16-111.5 of the Public Utilities Act.¡± This Solicitation represents the first step in the process of retaining a Procurement Administrator. Upon completion of the Solicitation evaluation process, Offerors rated as qualified by the Agency will receive a subsequent RFP. If selected through the RFP process, the selected Offeror will be expected to enter into a binding contract with the Agency.

This procurement process is exempt from the procedures in the Procurement Code pursuant to Section 1-25(2) of the Illinois Power Agency Act (20 ILCS 3855/1-25(2)) and contains alternative bidding procedures pursuant to Section 20-10(i) of the Illinois Procurement Code (30 ILCS 500/20-10).

Key Information
Solicitation Type: Request for Qualifications
Category: Other
Status: Open
Published: 08/09/2018
Due Date: 09/07/2018
Due Time: 5:00 PM Local Time

Solicitation Contact
Name: Anthony Star
Address: 160 N. LaSalle St, Suite C-504
Phone: 312-814-8106
Fax: 312-814-0926
E-Mail Address: anthony.star@illinois.gov

Class Code
Class Codes:

NIGP Code
NIGP Commodity/Service Code: 918 00 CONSULTING SERVICES - All

In addition to responding to the attached solicitation document below, you must complete and return the applicable forms accessed via these links.


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If you are not using an Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) Registration number, then complete and return the FORMS A SECTION document.

If you are using an Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) Registration number, then complete and return the FORMS B SECTION document.

If the solicitation contains a BEP Goal, then complete and return the BEP Utilization Plan.

If the solicitation contains a Veteran goal, then complete and return the VSB Utilization Plan.

The Prime Vendor is required to submit a separate, signed Letter of Intent (LOI) from each BEP/VSB certified vendor.


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Attachment Overview: The Illinois Power Agency (¡°Agency¡±) is issuing this Request for Qualifications (¡°RFQ¡±) seeking qualified and responsible experts or expert firms (¡°Offerors¡±) to meet its power supply and renewable energy credit competitive procurement needs. The Agency welcomes responses from qualified Offerors able and willing to meet these requirements. Evaluation of responses to this RFQ will form the basis for determining potential recipients for one or more Requests for Proposals including specific requirements.

The Agency seeks a Procurement Administrator to manage competitive procurements that will solicit bids and secure contracts to support the power supply and renewable energy credits procurement needs of Illinois utilities as specified in Procurement Plans developed by the Agency and approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission..

Please read the entire solicitation package and submit a Submittal of Qualifications in accordance with the instructions. All forms and signature areas contained in the submittal package must be completed in full and submitted with the technical proposal. Do not submit the instructions pages with offers. Offerors should retain the Instructions and a copy of the Submittal of Qualifications for future reference.

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LETTER OF INTENT
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM OR VETERAN SMALL BUSINESS
Instructions: The Prime Vendor is required to submit a separate, signed Letter of Intent (LOI) from each BEP/VSB certified vendor.
LOIs must be submitted with the bid/offer and must be signed by both parties. The Prime Vendor shall not prohibit or otherwise
limit the BEP/VSB certified vendor(s) from providing subcontractor quotes to other potential bidders/vendors. Each LOI must
include the negotiated contract percentage, a detailed scope of work to be performed by each identified BEP/VSB certified vendor
and the amount of the subcontract, if known. All LOI’s shall be subject to Agency approval. Any changes involving or affecting the
identified BEP/VSB certified vendor may not be permitted without written approval of the procuring Agency.
Project Name:
Project/Solicitation Number:
Name of Prime Vendor:
BEP/VSB Compliance Contact:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:
Name of Certified BEP or VSB Vendor:
Address:
BEP/VSB Compliance Contact:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:
Type of agreement: Services Supplies Both Services/Supplies
Anticipated start date of the Certified BEP/VSB Vendor: ____________________________________________________
Proposed ___ % of Contract to be performed by the BEP/VSB Vendor.
Proposed Subcontract Amount, if known $ _______________________________________________________________
NOTE: The Prime Vendor must indicate the percentage of the estimated contract award that will be subcontracted to the certified
BEP/VSB Vendor.
Detailed description of work to be performed or goods/equipment to be provided by the BEP/VSB Vendor:
The Vendor and the certified vendor above hereby agree that upon the execution of a contract for the above-named
project between the Vendor and the State of Illinois, the Certified BEP VSB Vendor will perform the scope of work
for the amount/percentage as indicated above.
Vendor (Company Name and D/B/A):
Certified BEP/VSB Vendor (Company Name and D/B/A):
Signature
Print Name:
Title:
Date:
State of Illinois
Letter of Intent v.14.1
Signature
Print Name:
Title:
Date:
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