Government Contract | California
Water Heater Installation Research Project

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000545738

Bid Title: Water Heater Installation Research Project

Agency Bid No. Title: 160073.JM

Received Date: 04/15/2016

Close Date: 04/26/2016

Purchase Type: Contract award to May 31, 2017

Delivery Point: Various Locations, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 04/18/2016 10:00 AM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: SMUD is located on the northern border of Californias Central Valley, where hot summertemperatures and a very high saturation of air conditioning equipment result in peak loadrequirements over a relatively short number of hours in late afternoon to early evening. SMUD isexploring the use of water heaters as a flexible electricity load on the grid that can be turned onand off (up and down) to adjust the load impact on the grid and/or to help smooth electric loadfor other elements on the electrical grid. This project seeks to install electric water heaters infront of the homes existing water heater to preheat the water at optimal times and temperaturesbefore it is stored in the primary water heater. The preheater will receive signals from a thirdpartyservice provider to control its operation. This IFB seeks to hire a contractor to purchase,assemble and install the preheater and install the gateway (provided by SMUD) to allow forinternet connectivity.

Product Codes: 67089, 91468

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jesse Mays SMUD East Campus Operations Center, 4401 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, California, 95827

Phone: 916-732-5744




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