APS Issues RFP for 75 MW of Demand Response Summer Capacity

January 14, 2020

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Arizona Public Service Company (APS) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for new capacity resources that will help optimize APS’s ability to manage its peak load. The RFP seeks up to 75MW of flexible summer capacity during periods of peak customer demand for a period of five years, beginning June 1, 2021. The company requests proposals from experienced demand response providers who will engage APS commercial and industrial customers that are willing to reduce their energy consumption during specific time periods. The RFP allows these customers to partner with APS to support grid reliability as well as both APS and customer sustainability and clean energy goals. 

A third-party independent monitor will oversee the procurement process. APS will use the PowerAdvocate platform for this RFP and will regularly update the platform to include necessary documents and timely instructions for respondents. To register on PowerAdvocate and obtain access to the RFP, please use the link below:


Anyone with an existing PowerAdvocate account can request access to this RFP via the link above. If you are having any issues accessing PowerAdvocate, please contact the PowerAdvocate Technical Helpdesk at 857-453-5800 or [email protected]. Only PowerAdvocate will be able to confirm or reset your Login and Password.​

In addition to PowerAdvocate, the information about proposal requirements and bidder registration can  be found online at www.aps.com/rfp.

APS serves about 2.7 million people in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties and is the Southwest’s foremost producer of clean, safe and reliable electricity. Using a balanced energy mix that is 50 percent carbon-free, APS has one of the country’s cleanest energy portfolios, including both Palo Verde Generating Station and renewable energy. The company also is a proven leader in introducing technology and services that offer customers choice and control over their energy consumption. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).

 Contact: Ken Wolf, [email protected], Office:  602-250-3067