SWEPCO issues Requests for Proposals for purchase of wind, solar and short-term generation

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP), today issued three Requests for Proposals (RFP) for renewable and short-term generating capacity to supply the needs of its customers. 

The RFPs solicit bids for the purchase of wind resources of up to 3,000 megawatts (MW); solar resources up to 300 MW and short-term accredited deliverable capacity up to 250 MW.  

Wind resources must be a minimum of 100 MW, interconnect to the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and be located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas or Missouri. Solar resources must be a minimum of 50 MW, interconnect to SWEPCO’s transmission system within SPP and be located in the SWEPCO service territory. Proposals for short-term capacity must be for a minimum of 50 MW from SPP resources. 

Proposals are due by Aug. 12, 2021. Response and contact information is available online at SWEPCO.com/2021RFPs. Proposals selected from the three RFPs are subject to appropriate regulatory approvals. 

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