Final Results for the Summer 2009 RFP - Revised
ESI has concluded its review and evaluation of the proposals submitted in
response to the Summer 2009 RFP and has reported the results of the review and
evaluation to the Operating Committee.
ESI has received Entergy Operating Committee approval to move forward
with five resources:
four acquisition proposals totaling approximately 2,800 MW, including the
Ninemile self build option identified in the RFP; and
one PPA proposal totaling approximately 500 MW.
Subsequent to the RFP selections, one of the acquisition proposals that had
been selected for award was withdrawn by the bidder.
Nonetheless, even with the withdrawal of this acquisition proposal, the
1,550 MW of resource needs identified when the RFP was issued have been
The Independent Monitor for ESI’s Summer 2009 Long-Term RFP, Potomac
Economics, has certified that the evaluation and analysis of the RFP proposals
were fair and impartial, did not unfairly favor any proposal, including the
self-build proposal, and were free from affiliate abuse.
In addition, the IM has certified that the various processes
established under the RFP to ensure protection of confidential information
were followed accordingly.
Further, the Independent Monitor has affirmed that the Operating Committee’s
resource selection is consistent with the RFP evaluation results.
ESI, on behalf of the Entergy Operating Companies, will be entering into
discussions for the execution of definitive agreements associated with the
selected proposals. All
transactions will be contingent upon obtaining necessary regulatory approvals,
including full cost recovery.