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Solicitations

Wind turbines in Altamont Pass, California

EBCE’s mission is to reinvest profits directly into East Bay communities creating local green energy jobs and clean power projects. We do this in several ways, including contracting with local businesses, independent contractors, and community-based organizations to plan, implement and execute a variety of programs in our service area.

In addition, EBCE periodically purchases wholesale electric energy and capacity from generators and suppliers, including local renewable and carbon-free energy.

Solicitations for these services and more will be posted to this page—check back often!

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Current Solicitations

REQUEST FOR PREQUALIFICATION TENANT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Request for Prequalification for Tenant Improvement Project

EBCE seeks to prequalify a pool of qualified General Contractors (“Contractor(s)” or “Firm(s)”) from which to solicit bids for the renovation of an existing building that will become the new East Bay Community Energy Authority Headquarters (“Project”). EBCE has determined that all general contractors bidding on the Project must be pre-qualified prior to submitting a bid on the Project. EBCE will determine which Contractors are eligible to bid on the Project through this Request for Prequalification (“RFP”) process. Contractors interested in bidding on this Project must fully and properly complete the prequalification questionnaire and provide all materials requested. Responses are due on Feb. 10, 2023

Request for Proposal for EBCE Brand Identity Evolution

EBCE seeks a firm that will partner with us to create a fresh, compelling brand identity that: increases customer engagement, positions us as a credible source of information in the clean energy ecosystem, is flexible enough to work across multiple applications and appeal to multiple audiences, and provides room for our continued growth and the evolution of our services. The high-level deliverables for this agreement are: brand name (naming ideation and testing), brand identity system, brand guidelines, updated creative assets, and website exploration. Responses are due on Jan 17, 2023.

Request for Offers for Disadvantaged Communities Green Tariff and Community Solar Green Tariff

East Bay Community Energy (“EBCE”) is soliciting competitive proposals for the sale and purchase of renewable energy and energy storage up to EBCE’s program capacity allocations for both the Disadvantaged Communities Green Tariff (“DAC-GT”) and Community Solar Green Tariff (“CSGT”) programs, consistent with the terms and provisions in this Request for Offers (“RFO”).” Responses are due on March 2, 2023.


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Request for Proposals for EBCE Ride Electric E-Bike Adoption Program

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is seeking proposals for program design, marketing, outreach and implementation of a consumer-facing Electric Bicycle (e-Bike) Adoption Program (e-Bike Program) that is available to EBCE customers in Alameda County (excluding the City of Alameda), and the cities of Tracy and Stockton. EBCE has allocated $2 million dollars to initiate this program in 2023 and is planning to allocate an additional $4 million dollars over the next 2 years for a total of $6 million over 3 years. Responses are due by 5:00 PM PT on February 3, 2023. A new schedule is included in the revised RFP document.

The slide deck from the webinar is available here (PDF) and the webinar recording can be seen here.

Webinar Q&A can be downloaded here (PDF), and the webinar attendee list is here (PDF).

Request for Proposals for Commercial Pay-for-Performance Energy Efficiency Program and Additional Grid Services Program

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is seeking competitive proposals from prospective consultants or firms to provide implementation and measurement and verification (M&V) services for a (1) Commercial Pay-For-Performance Energy Efficiency Program, and an (2) Additional Grid Services Program. Bidders may propose responses for one or both programs. Responses are due by 5:00 PM PST on December 16, 2022.

RFP for Commercial Pay-for-Performance Energy Efficiency Program (PDF)

Bidder’s Webinar Registration

Option 1: November 2 - Webinar Recording and list of attendees (PDF)

Option 2: November 10 - Webinar Recording and list of attendees (PDF)

Question / Answer Responses (PDF) - last updated 12/05/2022

Request for Offers: Zero-Emission Medium and Heavy-Duty Goods Movement Project Loans

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) seeks submittal of loan requests by relevant and experienced stakeholders of zero-emission medium and heavy-duty (MD/HD) goods movement vehicles (Class 3-8) and charging infrastructure for opportunities for EBCE to loan up to $3M to eligible projects located and operating in Alameda County (excluding the City of Alameda) and the City of Tracy. Responses due by 5:00pm on October 17, 2022.

Energy Resilient Municipal Critical Facilities

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is soliciting competitive proposals for power purchase agreements from qualified third party developers to install, own, operate and maintain solar photovoltaic and solar + battery energy storage systems consistent with the terms and provisions in this Request for Offers (RFO).

Stage 1 Response Deadline: September 9, 2022

Stage 2 Response Deadline: October 21, 2022

Municipal Electrification Assistance

The Municipal Electrification Assistance (MEA) program was designed to support municipal agencies and school districts in meeting their building electrification goals. This program provides capital-project technical assistance, gap funding, or reach code adoption and implementation support.

For program details, please visit ebce.org/mea

Application Period: Open, Ongoing.

Prior Solicitations

To view prior solicitations, please visit EBCE's Solicitations Archive.