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Solicitation Number: 100150
Solicitation Title: Biosolids Management Program: Combined Heat and Power Facility: Design, Construction and Operation Services

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Solicitation Description: The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) requests the submittal of a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for design-build-operate services in connection with the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) component of the Biosolids Management Program (BMP). Detailed information on the scope of work, procurement process and required content of the SOQ, submittal requirements, and evaluation process are contained in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document. Firms wishing to submit SOQs should contact Ms. Olivia Atkinson by e-mail at Olivia.Atkinson@dcwater.com to obtain the RFQ document. Requests must refer to Contract No. 100150.
The scope of the CHP contract includes design, construction, and operation of facilities that will use digester gas and/or natural gas to fire combustion gas turbines to generate electric power. Hot exhaust gases from the turbines will generate steam for the thermal hydrolysis component of the BMP Main Process Train by utilizing waste heat in heat recovery steam generators. A backup steam boiler will be utilized to ensure adequate steam production. The CHP Project is also expected to include digester gas compression, natural gas compression, and support systems. After review of the SOQs received, DC Water will shortlist the three (3) most qualified firms in accordance with the evaluation criteria listed in the RFQ. DC Water will then issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) package to the shortlisted firms, who will be invited to submit a proposal. Selection of the Design-Build-Operator will be based upon both technical and price elements in accordance with the selection criteria specified in the RFP. The contract resulting from the RFP will be subject to Fair Share Objectives for Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MBE and WBE) in the amounts of 28 percent and 4 percent for the professional services component, and 32 percent and 6 percent for the construction component, respectively. The program requirements are fully defined in the U.S. EPA’s Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Procurement Under EPA Financial Assistance Agreements – May 27, 2008. SOQs will be accepted until September 7, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. local time by DC Water’s Olivia Atkinson located on the 5th floor of the Central Operations Facility (COF). A pre-SOQ meeting will be held at DC Water’s COF building, 5000 Overlook Ave, SW, Washington, DC 20032 on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, starting at 10:00 a.m. Persons attending will have to obtain a visitor’s pass at the security building located at the plant’s entrance. Please allow 30 to 60 minutes to complete this process. The COF building is located immediately to the right of the entrance gate. Parking will be available in designated areas. Reservations - Space will be limited and firms attending are limited to attendance of two (2) persons. To make reservations, contact Ms. Olivia Atkinson via email at Olivia.Atkinson@dcwater.com. Reservations should be made no later than Thursday, July 29, 2010. If space becomes limited, those with reservations will be given preference.
Solicitation Type: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 
Procurement Type:
  • Minority Business Enterprise
  • Open Market
  • Women Business Enterprise
  • GM Award/Execute Date: 02/28/2012 
    BOD Award/Execute Date: 02/02/2012 
    Contract Term: - not specified -
    Award Information
    Awarded to: Pepco Energy Services, Inc.
    Award Amount: $172,604,992.00
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