Energy Efficiency Utility (EEU)

2005 Request for Proposals


The Vermont Public Service Board ("Board") is seeking an independent contractor to serve as Vermont's Energy Efficiency Utility ("EEU") from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008.  The official Request for Proposals, along with its appendices, is available by clicking on the links below.  If you are not able to download a file, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 802-828-2358.

Proposals must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. on June 15, 2005 to:

Cynthia Muir, Business Manager
Vermont Public Service Board
112 State Street, Drawer 20
Montpelier, VT  05620-2701

The Board solicited written comments on a draft of this Request for Proposals, and held a workshop on April 20, 2005, to discuss the comments that it received.  A transcript of this workshop is available for a fee from Capitol Court Reporters at 802-863-1338.  In addition, the Board will post on this website written responses to the issues raised in the comments shortly.


Links to the EEU Request for Proposals, along with its appendices, are below.  Please note that Appendices I and J are different from the versions that were posted with the draft RFP.  All other Appendices remain unchanged.

EEU Request for Proposals (WordPerfect)
EEU Request for Proposals (AdobeAcrobat)
EEU Request for Proposals (MS Word)

Appendix A:
    September 30, 1999 Board Order in Docket No. 5980 (without Attachments)    AdobeAcrobat    WordPerfect6/7/8

Appendix B:
    Memorandum of Understanding Among Parties to Docket No. 5980   AdobeAcrobat    WordPerfect6/7/8

Appendix C:
    Item 1:    October 31, 2002 Board Order in Docket No. 6741      AdobeAcrobat    WordPerfect6/7/8

    Item 2:    January 30, 2004 Board Letter to current Efficiency Vermont Contractor    AdobeAcrobat    WordPerfect6/7/8

    Item 3:    January 27, 2004 Memorandum Regarding Modifications to C&I Customer Credit Program   AdobeAcrobat    WordPerfect6/7/8

    Item 4:    Attachment to January 27, 2004 Memorandum Regarding Modifications to C&I Customer Credit Program 
  Rich Text Format (RTF)

Appendix D:
    Current Coordination Agreement between Efficiency Vermont and the City of Burlington Electric Department
AdobeAcrobat  

Appendix E:
    State Contracting Rules: Bulletin 3.5      AdobeAcrobat    

Appendix F:
    Current Contract Between the Public Service Board and Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (the current EEU contractor)      More

    Note: The contract is composed of a table of contents, and Attachments J through R.  Attachments A through I applied only to the 2000 - 2002 period, and are not included as part of Appendix F to this RFP.

Appendix G:
    Item 1:    Efficiency Vermont's 2003 Annual Plan   MS Word Document 
    Item 2:    Efficiency Vermont's 2004 Annual Plan   AdobeAcrobat  
    Item 3:    Efficiency Vermont's 2005 Annual Plan   MS Word Document

Appendix H:
    Item 1:    Sample EEU Monthly Report   MS Excel Worksheet
    Item 2:    Sample EEU Quarterly Report   AdobeAcrobat
    Item 3:    Efficiency Vermont's 2003 Annual Report      Report (AdobeAcrobat)      Executive Summary (AdobeAcrobat) 
    Item 4:    Template for List of Active and Completed Large Projects     MS Word Document 
    Item 5:    Data Categories for Report with Information for Distributed Utility Planning Purposes    MS Excel Worksheet

Appendix I:
    Technical Reference Manual (current as of 3/1/05)      MS Word Document

Appendix J:
    Calculation of Funds Available to the EEU Contractor      MS Excel Worksheet

Appendix K:
    Program for 2005 Better Buildings by Design Conference      AdobeAcrobat 

Appendix L:
    Item 1:    Bilateral Agreement Between City of Burlington Electric Department and the DPS approved by the Board in its 9/30/99 Order in Docket No. 5980   AdobeAcrobat

    Item 2:    September 22, 2000 Board Order in Docket No. 5980    WordPerfect6/7/8
    Item 3:    December 2, 2002 Memorandum Regarding Public Service Board's Decision in re: BED's Annual Budgets for Delivery of Core Energy Efficiency Programs in Its Service Territory      WordPerfect6/7/8

Appendix M:
    Item 1:    July 29, 2002 Agreement Between Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Vermont Department of Public Service        AdobeAcrobat
 
    Item 2:    August 1, 2002 Memorandum Regarding Public Service Board's Decision in re: Report of the Department of Public Service to the Board on Vermont's Energy Efficiency Utility      WordPerfect6/7/8

Appendix N:
    Item 1:    Current Coordination Agreement between Efficiency Vermont and Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.
MS Word Document

    Item 2:    Amendment to Current Coordination Agreement between Efficiency Vermont and Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.      MS Word Document

    Item 3:    Description of Services Related to Coordination Agreement between Efficiency Vermont and Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.      MS Word Document

Appendix O:
    Independent Audit of Vermont Energy Efficiency Utility Energy and Capacity Savings for 2000 and 2001   MS Word Document

Appendix P:
    Committed Projects as of March 9, 2005     AdobeAcrobat



Direct further inquiries or requests to: psb.clerk@state.vt.us