~ RFP for CVEC PV/STORAGE INITIATIVE ROUND 5

To access the REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS click here.

For individual project description pages click here.

To access the answers to vendor questions, click here. Posted 11.5.19 at 5:30pm. Note that additional plans for Mashpee High, Marion Landfill and Aquinnah Parking Lot were added 11.6 to project description materials.

Nauset Site and Electrical Plans were added 11.7 to that project’s description materials.

On 11.13 an additional site plan was added for Nauset.

An additional answer to questions relative to the Sandwich Hollows Golf club follow:

  1. Why are there two electric meters? Answer: One is for maintenance and one is for the clubhouse. But because the installation is not BTM, the answer should be irrelevant.
  2. Can we put equipment inside the fenced area? Answer: Yes.

To access the schedule for the site visits click here. Posted 10.8.19 9:50am

Nauset Regional School Site Visit is not included in the list above. The site visit for Nauset Regional School is scheduled for October 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. (as revised on 10.8.19). 

See Addendum following project list.

The Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CVEC) is seeking proposals to lease space on rooftops of municipal buildings, or municipal land for ground mounts and solar canopies, with and without optional battery storage. There are 25 municipal facilities or lands offered. Proposals sought are for the design, development, installation and ownership of solar photovoltaic energy facilities, with or without batteries. Proposals are for the sale of the power to CVEC and host municipalities, for terms of twenty years with an option for one five year renewal term.  Proposals shall include alternate Lease Price without PPA or storage.

  • Aquinnah Capped Landfill
  • Aquinnah Fire Department Canopy
  • Aquinnah Police Department and Town Hall Canopy
  • Barnstable County Farm Ground Mounted Dual Use (Agricultural)
  • Barnstable County Superior Court Roof
  • Barnstable County 1st District Court Roof
  • Barnstable County Lab Canopy
  • Barnstable County Health and Corrections Roof
  • Barnstable County Orleans District Courthouse Roof with Barnstable County Orleans District Courthouse Canopy
  • Barnstable Deeds Building
  • Barnstable County Campus Parking Lot Canopy
  • Chatham Police Station Canopy
  • Chatham Recreation Center Roof
  • Dennis Highlands Golf Course Canopy
  • Harwich Community Center Canopy
  • Marion Capped Landfill
  • Mashpee Quashnet School Canopy
  • Mashpee Coombs School Canopy
  • Mashpee High School Canopy
  • Mashpee Quashnet School Roof
  • Mashpee Coombs School Roof
  • Nauset Regional Schools District Middle School Canopy
  • Oak Bluffs Police Station Roof This project has been pulled from Round 5 as of 11.5.19 2:30pm
  • Sandwich Hollows Golf Course Canopy
  • Yarmouth Senior Center Roof

1 Addendum Number 1. Posted 10.4.19: The following projects located on the same premises with a single interconnection point will be awarded to a single vendor: The Barnstable County Orleans District Courthouse Roof and the Barnstable County Orleans District Courthouse Canopy———————————– The Mashpee Quashnet School Canopy and Mashpee Quashnet School Roof ——————————————— The Mashpee Coombs School Canopy and Mashpee Coombs School Roof ————————————————–


Addendum Number 2. Posted 10.12.19 4:45pm. The Barnstable County Deeds Building was omitted in the RFP. It is included in the site descriptions.

Addendum Number 3. Posted 10.12.19 4:46pm. The Barnstable County Orleans District Courthouse address is 247 Rock Harbor Road, Orleans

Addendum Number 4. Posted 11.1.19 2:28pm.   The Solar Canopy at the Harwich Community Center is to match a previously installed solar canopy: It is to be a Longspan CP-LS by RBI; 14′ high; with gutters, snow guards, and lights; galvanized steel, raised piers and trusses.

Addendum Number 5. Posted 11.1.19 5:25pm. The following chart identifies the required bidding for each Round 5 project: 

Addendum number 6. Posted 11.1.19 5:29pm The two Orleans Courthouse projects (roof and solar canopy) are to be bid as one project.

Addendum number 7. Posted 11.5.19 2:42pm The Oak Bluffs Police Station roof mount has been removed from participation in the CVEC Round 5 RFP.

Proposals must be received at CVEC, 23H2 White’s Path, Suite 2, South Yarmouth, MA 02664, on or before, but no later than November 13, 2019 by 2:00 pm.  No exceptions will be allowed.

The complete RFP, including specimen lease and power purchase contract documents and specifications for the solar projects is available by clicking here. CVEC Round 5 RFP.

NOTE:  One original, fourteen (14) copies and one electronic copy of each Non-Price Proposal should be submitted.  One original, fourteen (14) copies and one electronic copy of each Price Proposal should be submitted  NO faxed submissions will be accepted.

Sealed envelopes containing proposals shall be clearly marked “CVEC PV/STORAGE R5 RFP-NOVEMBER 2019” with the Proposer’s Name.  Technical and Price Proposals are to be submitted in separate sealed envelopes, marked “Non-Price Proposal” and “Price Proposal”.

All proposals submitted for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 164, Section 137.

The Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, to waive any informality contained therein, and to award the contract as determined to be in the best interest of the Cooperative, the host municipalities and the general public.

The Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative fully complies with federal, state, and local laws and directives governing equal opportunity, affirmative action and non‑discrimination in all CVEC activities and actively solicits bids/proposals from MBE/WBE businesses in accordance with CVEC policy.

Any additions or changes will be posted on this website page as addendum.