UPDATE - Florida utility seeks bids including hydro, ocean

Progress Energy Florida has issued an all-source request for proposals for 1,200 MW of capacity and associated energy, including hydropower and ocean power projects.

The company issued the RFP June 12, calling for bids by Aug. 12. A bidders meeting is planned June 19 in Tampa.

All sources of generation are eligible, including hydro, ocean current, and wave energy sources. (HNN 6/4/08) Proposals will compete with Progress Energy's self-build option, a high-efficiency, combined-cycle natural gas unit to be built at its power plant in Suwannee County, Fla. The proposed unit would have an in-service date of June 1, 2013.

Progress Energy issued the RFP in accordance with Florida Public Service Commission rules on its Internet site, www.progress-energy.com/PEF2013RFP. Registered users can obtain the RFP package from the site.

To view or listen to the June 19 meeting and conference call, send a request by e-mail to PEF2013RPF@pgnmail.com by 5 p.m. EDT June 18.

A short list of bidders is to be announced by Oct. 13. Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Progress Energy, expects to select finalists by Nov. 12 and winners by Dec. 12.

For information, contact David Dawson, Progress Energy Florida, Resource Planning, 6565 38th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710; E-mail: PEF2013RFP@pgnmail.com.

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