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DTE Energy issues RFP for large solar installation

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a solar generating facility on June 24, 2015. DTE is seeking proposals for solar installations — with 5 to 50 megawatts of capacity — that are within the utility’s service area. Projects will need to be operational by Dec. 31, 2016.

Landowners, with at least 20 acres, who are interested in hosting a solar project can email [email protected] Companies interested in participating in the RFP must register with Power Advocate under the event number (50613), at www.poweradvocate.com.

Notices of intent to bid are due by Wednesday, July 22.

Currently, DTE owns and operates more than 20 large solar installations in Michigan, including projects at Ford Motor Co. Additionally, the company began construction of a 1.1-MW solar installation near Domino’s Farms, which is expected to be operational by the end of the year.