Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Consulting Services Request for Proposals

RFP Overview

Peninsula Clean Energy Authority issues this Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek offers from qualified providers for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Consulting Services. Peninsula Clean Energy will evaluate the offers received from this RFP and plans to negotiate and execute a contract with the selected proposer. The contract will be taken to Peninsula Clean Energy’s Board of Directors for final approval.

This RFP-

  • Provides general background on Peninsula Clean Energy
  • Describes the service sought by Peninsula Clean Energy (scope of work)
  • Provides an opportunity for Proposers to describe their qualifications and experience
    and explain how they can contribute to services requested.

RFP Schedule

Event Revised Dates
Peninsula Clean Energy issues RFP May 5, 2021
Questions from potential respondents on RFP due to Peninsula Clean EnergyMay 21, 2021
May 28, 2021
Peninsula Clean Energy posts responses on website to questions from potential respondents June 4, 2021
RFP Responses DueJune 4, 2021, 5:00 pm Pacific Prevailing Time
June 11, 2021, 5:00 pm Pacific Prevailing Time
Top respondents interviewed by Peninsula Clean Energy Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Board SubcommitteeWeek of June 14 or June 21, 2021
Week of June 21 or June 28, 2021
Peninsula Clean Energy DEAI Subcommittee Selects ConsultantWeek of June 14 or June 21, 2021
Week of July 12, 2021
Peninsula Clean Energy Board of Directors Approves ContractJuly 22, 2021
August 26,2021

Proposal Submittal

Proposals must be received on or before the above deadline and submittal must be by email to strategy@peninsulacleanenergy.com with the subject “Proposal — DEAI RFP.

By participating in Peninsula Clean Energy’s RFP process, a Proposer acknowledges that it has read, understands, and agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in these RFP instructions. Peninsula Clean Energy reserves the right to reject any offer that does not comply with the requirements identified herein. Furthermore, Peninsula Clean Energy may, in its sole discretion and without notice, modify, suspend, or terminate the RFP without liability to any organization or individual. The RFP does not constitute an offer to buy or create an obligation for Peninsula Clean Energy to enter into an agreement with any party, and Peninsula Clean Energy shall not be bound by the terms of any offer until Peninsula Clean Energy has entered into a fully executed agreement. Only electronic submittals will be accepted.

Responses Due Friday, June 11th, 2021 at 5pm Pacific Prevailing Time