Request for Proposals - Moon Island Engineering Design Consultant

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The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is requesting proposals from qualified firms for an engineering design study to provide 1) solar photovoltaic plus (“PV”) energy storage (“Storage,” and together, “Solar Plus Storage”) system design, or if Solar Plus Storage is not feasible, a 2) Storage only design, for a Solar Plus Storage or storage only system at the Boston Fire Department (BFD) training facility on Moon Island. Moon Island is a vehicle-accessible Boston Harbor Island and is the location of both BFD and the Boston Police Department facilities.

The Solar Plus Storage or Storage only system will primarily be used to demonstrate, inform, and perhaps support the development of storage fire safety codes, standards, and training for adoption by municipal authorities having jurisdiction and other pertinent storage industry stakeholders, and will secondarily be used to provide energy resilience benefits to the BFD training facility.

MassCEC seeks to retain one (1) Consultant or Firm. This RFP is open to all public, private, for-profit, and nonprofit entities possessing the requisite experience to provide the services requested.

Proposals must be submitted by email to by 4:00PM EST on June 23, 2017 (extended from 4:00pm EST June 19, 2017) and must contain "Moon Island Engineering Design Application" in the email subject line.

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2017 RFP Moon Island Engineering Design Consultant

Attachment A: Completed Authorized Applicant’s Signature and Acceptance Form

Attachment B: Sample Agreement for Services

Attachment C: BFD training facility Monthly Demand Data

Attachment D: Solar DHW Feasibility - Boston Fire Department - Fire Academy