Government Contract | Ohio
Evaluation of FirstEnergys Application for Energy Efficiency Portfolios

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000559719

Bid Title: Evaluation of FirstEnergys Application for Energy Efficiency Portfolios

Agency Bid No. Title: OCCR-16-008

Received Date: 05/02/2016

Close Date: 05/05/2016

Purchase Type: End Date: June 30, 2016

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/02/2016 08:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Upon request by an OCC employee, the selected Independent Contractor will, with inputand assistance from OCC staff, perform tasks, as specifically requested by OCC, to assist in representationof the interests of Ohios residential consumers. The selected Independent Contractor will assist OCC inaddressing specific issues related to FirstEnergys energy efficiency portfolio filed on April 15, 2016 at thePUCO in Case No. 16-743-EL-POR.This project will address the appropriateness of FirstEnergys programs, applicable budgets,reasonableness of costs relating to programs to include (but not limited to) administrative costs, programcosts, marketing costs, and evaluation costs.FirstEnergy proposes, among other things, to implement the following residential customer programs forthe years 2017 through 2019: (a) a "Customer Action Program" that captures energy efficiency savings byconsumers outside the utility-administered programs, (b) a "Direct Load Control Program" that controlsresidential air conditioning units during peak demand periods, (c) an appliance turn-in program, (d) anenergy efficiency homes program that includes lighting, smart thermostats, and home audits, (e) an energyefficiency products program that includes clothes dryers, imagining equipment, lighting, packaged terminalheat pumps and air conditioners, and smart thermostats, (f) a low income "Community Connections"program administered by the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy, and (g) a low income new homesprogram. These programs will cost residential customers $125 million, plus shared savings.The selected Independent Contractor will review FirstEnergys plan with focus on whether FirstEnergy isresponding to opportunities for delivering programs that offer residential customers with deeper savings inthe home and whether their objectives as program managers include ways to minimize costs to consumers.

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Product Codes: 91841, 96131

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Ohio - Office of the Ohio Consumers Counsel

State: Ohio

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Robin Tedrick 10 W. Broad Street, Suite 1800, Columbus, Ohio, 43215

Phone: 614-466-9591




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