Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island utilities have finalized a Clean Energy RFP and it has been submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities for approval. Learn more here. It is expected to be delivered to the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission soon. Connecticut doesn't require approval.
New England is working hard to lower carbon emissions and replace nearly 8300MWs of retiring or at-risk Oil and Coal generation resources. Learn more here. This RFP could be a good start, as it offers up to 575MWs under a Power Purchase Agreement between the three states for qualifying resources.
The developers of the Maine Power Express are committed to delivering 1000MWs of clean, renewable energy from northern Maine and Canada to the Boston market and will be evaluating this RFP opportunity.