2017 Transferred Frequency Response RFP

PacifiCorp is interested in purchasing Transferred Frequency Response for NERC BAL-003 compliance from qualified Balancing Authorities.

Transferred Frequency Responses must meet at a minimum the following characteristics:

  • Compliance instruments for the purpose of reporting compliance with NERC standard BAL-003-01,
  • Compliance period is March 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017,
  • PacifiCorp is looking to purchase up to 20 MW/0.1 Hz of Transferred Frequency Response in accordance with terms of the BAL 003-1.1 Standard during the Contract Term,
  • Seller takes on obligation of fines and/or penalties due to non-compliance with BAL-003-01 based on evaluation of the Sellers Balancing Authority’s adjusted Frequency Obligation including the Contract Amount during the Contract Term relative to Sellers Balancing Authority’s Frequency Response Obligation.

Bidder(s) should provide PacifiCorp a completed Bid Response Form (Appendix A) and Credit Support (Appendix B), via email to contact below, by due date of January 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Prevailing Time.


Proposed RFP Schedule:

Milestone Date
PacifiCorp issuance of RFP Thursday, January 12, 2017
RFP proposals due Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Evaluation completed Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Bidders notified if they have been selected for negotiation of an Underlying Agreement Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Complete negotiations, obtain all approvals and execute an Underlying Agreement Thursday, February 28, 2017

PDF 2017 Transferred Frequency Response RFP

Bid Response Form (Appendix A)

Credit Support (Appendix B)