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Energy Trust of Oregon requests proposals for residential program management and delivery services

Energy Trust of Oregon is now seeking proposals from qualified organizations interested in and capable of providing residential program management services and/or program delivery for specific residential market-focused program offerings. It is Energy Trust board policy and national best practice to periodically put contracts out to bid with the objective of delivering effective services and high value for utility customers.

An informational pre-solicitation webinar will be held on March 30, 2017, intent to respond forms are due April 7, 2017, and proposal submissions are due May 8, 2017. The full request for proposals (RFP) is available for download here, including the submittal process, schedule and deadlines.

The RFP follows a decision to consolidate Energy Trust’s three residential programs—Existing Homes, New Homes and Products—into a single residential program. In addition to seeking one organization to manage the residential program, Energy Trust will also consider proposals to deliver specific market-focused program offerings that support market adoption of efficient lighting and newly constructed homes.

Work under the new residential program management contract will begin January 1, 2018. Energy Trust will negotiate with the selected contractor for a two-year contract with three optional one-year extensions. All questions regarding this RFP should be directed to Kate Hawley, senior project manager, at

Energy Trust of Oregon is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping utility customers benefit from saving energy and generating renewable power. Our services, cash incentives and energy solutions have helped participating customers of Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas and Avista save $2.3 billion on energy bills. Our work helps keep energy costs as low as possible, creates jobs and builds a sustainable energy future. Learn more at or call 1-866-368-7878.

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