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Request for Proposals

The following NARUC/NRRI RFPs have been posted to solicit proposals for work and/or services. Each document includes a scope of work, calendar, submittal instructions, and contact information which is unique to each RFP. Please note that in most cases the associated Addendum or Addenda must be signed and submitted with all proposals. To view non-NARUC/NRRI RFPs, please visit the Member Employment section.

RFP - Remote-based Technical Assistance for the Pacific Energy Regulators Alliance on Power Purchase Agreements

Project Name:                   Remote-based Technical Assistance for the Pacific Energy Regulators Alliance on Power Purchase Agreements

Country/Region:                 Pacific Islands

Solicitation No.:                  NARUC-2020-RFP100-ADB661

Announcement Date:         July 31, 2020

EOI Due Date:                     August 7, 2020

Full Proposal Due Date:     August 19, 2020 (5:00 pm Eastern)

Estimated Timeframe:        This project is estimated to last from September 2020 through June 2021.

Full Announcement: NARUC-2020-RFP100-ADB661

Supporting Documents: NARUC 2020-RFP100-ADB661 ANNEX 1.8 Budget Template

Summary:

With funding support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) will provide technical assistance through a Consultant to provide web-based Training and prepare regional Guidelines to enable energy regulators to play an effective role in conducting power purchase agreements. This project is for members of the Pacific Energy Regulators Alliance (energy regulatory bodies in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu).

RFP - Technical Assistance for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to Develop Tariff Training Curriculum

Project Name:                   Technical Assistance for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to Develop Tariff Training Curriculum

Country/Region:                 Nigeria

Solicitation No.:                  NARUC-2020-RFP099-AID042

Announcement Date:         July 29, 2020

EOI Due Date:                     August 5, 2020

Full Proposal Due Date:     August 19, 2020 (5:00 pm Eastern)

Estimated Timeframe:        This project is estimated to last from September 2020 through June 2021.
 
It is envisioned that the entirety of this work could take place on a part-time basis over the course of 3-4 months. However, due to ongoing international travel restrictions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, NARUC has built in a longer period of performance to allow for additional flexibility in scheduling.

Full Announcement: NARUC-2020-RFP099-AID042

Supporting Documents: NARUC-2020-RFP099-AID042 Annex 1.8 Budget TemplateERPP_ANNEX 1 USAID Mandatory Provisions 10 19 16USAID Standard Provisions for Non-U.S. Nongov Orgs

Summary:

With funding support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Power Africa, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) will provide technical assistance through a Consultant to develop and deliver training curriculum packages for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and provide related capacity building assistance to facilitate NERC’s minor and major tariff reviews. This project will take place within the scope of the bilateral Nigerian Energy Regulatory Partnership. The Consultant will prepare a training curriculum and deliver training in Abuja, Nigeria.

Notably, NARUC seeks to develop three training modules on specific elements on cost-based ratemaking. These three modules will be part of a larger training series being developed for Nigeria’s regulators and utilities to complement USAID’s efforts to encourage cost-based rates.