2019 Solarize Massachusetts Plus Williamstown-North Adams Installer RFP

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only the deadline for solar hot water installers has been extended. Please see below for more details.

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), is requesting proposals from solar photovoltaic (PV), battery storage and solar hot water (SHW) installers to participate the 2019 Solarize Massachusetts Plus Williamstown-North Adams Program, which will drive community adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV), battery storage, and solar hot water (SHW) projects through group purchasing model that includes a tailored community-based marketing effort within the selected Massachusetts communities.

MassCEC seeks proposals from one or more Installers that can provide residential and small-scale commercial solar PV installations, as well as battery storage systems, under both direct purchase and third-party ownership models.  Through this RFP MassCEC also seeks one or more Installers that can provide residential and, if available, small-scale commercial solar hot water technology installations.

Quality of the Installer proposal, proposed equipment, proposed pricing, ability to partner with the Community, previous performance providing similar services, installation practices, and reference checks will be factors in the selection process.

Only complete, timely responses will be considered. Responses to this RFP must be submitted electronically to solarize@masscec.com2019 Solarize Massachusetts Plus Williamstown-North Adams– SHW Installer Proposal” must appear in the email subject line. (please note the deadline has passed for PV and battery storage installers)


THE UPDATED DEADLINE FOR SOLAR HOT WATER BIDS IS 4:59 PM ON WEDNESDAY JULY 17, 2019. BIDDERS MUST REVIEW THE RFP LINKED BELOW AND SUBMIT A COMPLETED Attachment D - Pricing, Cost Adders and Equipment Form AND ATTACHMENT E: Attachment E – Abridged Proposal Checklist and Application form (SHW only bids).


Installer Request for Proposals (updated 7.2.19)

Attachment B – Solarize Mass General Metrics Template

Attachment C - Proposal Checklist and Application Form

Attachment D - Pricing, Cost Adders and Equipment Form

Attachment E – Abridged Proposal Checklist and Application form (SHW only bids) (updated 7.2.19)

Community Marketing Proposal

Quality Assurance Resource- 2017 Energy Storage Systems

Installer RFP Q&A