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The Western Governors' Association (WGA) has issued two requests for proposals (RFPs) designed to facilitate and provide siting expertise to its transmission task force. The task force was launched in 2010 and includes approximately 30 members representing state regulatory agencies, utilities, transmission developers and members of non-governmental organizations.

The two RFPs include the following:

Facilitation: The WGA is soliciting a facilitator or facilitation team to assist with organizational support to its task force. Specific tasks would include the review of project background materials, meeting design and preparation, and document development. To view the RFP, click here.

Technical siting consultant: The contractor will be responsible for offering regulatory and procedural expertise to the WGA’s task force on an assortment of issues. The team of experts will propose a series of process improvements. To view the RFP, click here.

Bids for both RFPs are requested no later than 2 p.m. Mountain Time on Dec. 14.


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