Monongahela Power Company (“Mon Power”)
Monongahela Power Company (“Mon Power”) does business in the State of West Virginia as a regulated public utility and generates, transmits and distributes electricity for sale in West Virginia and the PJM Interconnection, LLC (“PJM”) regional electricity market. Mon Power, headquartered in Fairmont, West Virginia, currently serves approximately 390,000 electric customers located across approximately 13,000 square miles of West Virginia. Mon Power also provides generation supply to the Potomac Edison Company’s West Virginia customers, numbering approximately 135,000.

Mon Power’s electric portfolio consists of 3,700 MW of generation capacity, including approximately 150 MW of non-utility generator (“NUG”) resources, over 2,000 miles of transmission lines at voltages ranging from 69 kilovolts (“kV”) to 500 kV, and more than 25,464 circuit miles of distribution lines at voltages ranging from 2.4 kV to 34.5 kV in West Virginia. Mon Power owns a mix of generating resources consisting of fossil-fuel plants and hydroelectric pumped storage. Additionally, Mon Power purchases capacity and energy from NUGs and PJM, a Regional Transmission Organization that operates the wholesale electric grid in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.

RFP to Acquire Additional Generation Facilities (“Capacity Generation RFP”)
Mon Power seeks to acquire additional generation facilities that, at a minimum, meet established industry-wide reliability and performance criteria and existing new source requirements for electric generation facilities. Mon Power will also consider acquiring demand side resources that satisfy established PJM-criteria to meet a portion of the identified future capacity needs.

Bidders meeting the Pre-Qualification criteria are invited to submit a written, binding proposal in accordance with the requirements described in this Request for Proposals (“RFP”). Specifically, this RFP seeks proposals (“Proposals”) for Mon Power’s acquisition of power supply generation assets and/or demand side resources that meet the criteria set forth in this RFP.  


CRA International (“CRA”)
Mon Power has retained CRA International (“CRA”) to manage the RFP process for the purpose of creating this RFP and soliciting RFP responses. CRA will also serve as the independent third party evaluating all Proposals.

Several important milestone dates for the RFP process are shown below:

Issue RFP: Friday, December 16, 2016
Notice of Intent w/ Pre-Qualification Documents Due: Friday, December 23, 2016
Notification of Pre-Qualification: Friday, January 6, 2017
Proposals Due: Friday, February 3, 2017

The Pre-Qualification documents and any other materials should be emailed to the RFP Manager at MonPower-RFPManager@crai.com. There is no need to upload any of the materials through this website.