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10/2/2018 - ROOFTOP SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS

LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF CANTON, CONNECTICUT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ROOFTOP SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS

October 2, 2018

The Town of Canton, Connecticut (hereinafter referred to as “Town”) invites proposals from solar energy providers (hereinafter referred to as “Proposer”) to design, install, finance, own, operate and maintain one or more solar photovoltaic systems (hereinafter referred to as “System”) at certain Town facilities in accordance with Solar Power Purchase Agreements (hereinafter referred to as “PPA”), pursuant to which the Town anticipates leasing/licensing sites to a Proposer and purchasing the energy output generated by the Systems. The Proposer selected pursuant to this Request for Proposals (hereinafter referred to as “RFP”) will sell electricity to the Town from Systems installed on the Town’s facilities roofs.

The documents comprising this RFP are available electronically and may be obtained from the town web page at:  www.townofcantonct.org  (under “Request for Proposals”).  Addendum(s) to the RFP, including additional information, may be issued by The Town.  When issued, addendum(s) will be posted on The Town’s website under the “Request for Proposals” link. It is the Proposer’s responsibility to check to see if RFP addendum(s) have been issued by The Town and to ensure that its proposal addresses all addendum(s).

Proposers shall submit their sealed proposals in the following format: one (1) original and two (2) hard copies. Sealed proposals must be received in the Office of the Chief Administrator at 4 Market Street, Collinsville, Connecticut 06022 no later than 12:00pm on November 16, 2018.

A mandatory Site Visit for prospective Proposers is scheduled for October 16, 2018 at 2:30pm. All Proposers will meet at Canton Middle / High School, 76 Simonds Avenue, Canton, CT 06019, on October 16, 2018 at 2:30pm. After the Canton Middle High School site visit there will be, immediately following, a site visit at Canton Intermediate School followed by Cherry Brook Primary School and then ending at the new Canton Public Works Facility.

The Town reserves the right to amend or terminate this RFP, accept or reject any proposals, waive any informalities or non-material deficiencies in a proposal, and award the proposal to a Proposer that, in the Town's sole discretion and judgment, will be in the Town’s best interests. The Town’s decision shall be final, shall not be subject to review or appeal, and may be based on any criteria in the Town’s sole discretion, including but not limited to price, contract terms, and the relative experience of the Proposer.

Any contracts shall be preceded by a Notice of Award and thereafter be contingent and non-binding until (i) all approvals are received from applicable regulatory agencies and authorities, which may include, but are not limited to approval of the Canton Board of Selectmen, the Town regulatory boards, Building Official and (iii) all pertinent written contracts are signed by the Town and the selected Proposer (“Contracts”).

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COMPLETE RFP

Addendum #1:  

The following maps/designs/plans are being incorporated and made a part of the Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic System RFP. Each applicant shall be responsible for reviewing any or all of the attached maps/designs/plans that they believe may be relevant to their proposal.

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CANTON HIGH SCHOOL PLANS

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Partial Roof Replacement

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CANTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL PLANS

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Partial Roof Replacement

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CHERRY BROOK PRIMARY SCHOOL PLANS

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Partial Roof Replacement

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DPW GARAGE PLANS

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