APS Issues RFP for Forest Bioenergy Resources


PHOENIX – Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) has issued a Forest Bioenergy Resources Request for Proposals (RFP). APS is seeking competitive proposals for projects that utilize biomass feedstocks from high-risk forest lands in Northern Arizona to generate capacity and energy, pipeline quality biogas, or other suitable products. APS will accept proposals for projects that will begin delivery in 2020 or later. The entire RFP process will be monitored and reviewed by a third-party independent monitor.

Information about proposal requirements and bidder registration is now available online at

APS  serves about 2.7 million people in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties, and is the Southwest’s foremost producer of clean, safe and reliable electricity. Using a balanced energy mix that is nearly 50 percent carbon-free, APS has one of the country’s cleanest energy portfolios, including both Palo Verde Generating Station and renewable energy. The company is also a proven leader in introducing technology and services that offer customers choice and control over their energy consumption. With headquarters in Phoenix, APS is the principal subsidiary of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW).

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Jenna Rowell (602) 250-3379

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Stefanie Layton (602) 250-4541

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