The Vermont Standard-Offer Facilitator ("Facilitator") released the 2021 Request for Proposals soliciting over 12 MW of renewable energy projects under Vermont's Standard-Offer Program. The program's individual project capacity is up to 2.2 MW in a diverse range of renewable energy technologies-Solar, Biomass, Small Wind, Large Wind, Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion, and New Hydroelectric. The Request for Proposals specifies total available capacity, capacity allocated to each technology, and price caps for each technology.
The Standard-Offer Program RFP uses a competitive bidding process, with price caps related to the cost of different technologies and with the lowest-priced bids accepted first. The 2021 bid proposals are due by July 21, 2021.