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CPS Energy launches RFP campaign to attract 900MW of solar projects

December 24, 2020

San Antonio, Texas utility, CPS Energy has launched a Request for Proposal (RFP) in a bid to almost triple its solar capacity as well as include energy storage projects under its first ‘Global FlexPOWER Bundle’.

The largest municipally owned, fully integrated electric and gas utility in the US wants to add up to 900MW of solar project capacity, 50MW of energy storage and 500MW of firming capacity in 2021.

The RFP is needed to replace some of the utility’s aging electricity generation capacity and introduce new technologies as firming capacity, according to CPS Energy.

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