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Request for Proposals

Professional Engineering Services Local Government Energy Program (RFP No. 229b)


The State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) Request for Proposal No.229b invites proposals from qualified, independent firms to provide professional energy engineering services to SECO’s Local Governments Energy Program. Potential respondents should specialize in conducting and preparing energy assessment reports and should have extensive knowledge and working experience with schools and local governments regarding energy management activities, public facilities and infrastructure, and related energy, water and resource management activities.

Proposal Details

  • Maximum contract amount: To be determined
  • Successful Respondent will provide ten percent (10%) Match of the contract amount.
    • Successful Respondent match must meet the criteria described in 2 CFR § 200.306(e).
    • Any portion of Successful Respondent match consisting of volunteer hours must use as a baseline either (a) the firm’s publicly stated rate or (b) a rate at or below the average rate charged for the same professional employee category for the fiscal year.
    • Successful Respondent match must be approved by Department of Energy prior to full contract execution.
Schedule of Events
Key Deadlines Date
Issuance August 16, 2022
Written Questions Due August 23, 2022 – 2 p.m. CT
Proposal Submission September 9, 2022– 2 p.m. CT
Contract Execution September 19, 2022


Submit questions regarding this RFP using the Written Questions link above.