AIDEA to Evaluate Interior Energy Project Proposals
Authority Receives Broad Spectrum of Responses to RFP
(Anchorage) – The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) is pleased to announce that its Request For Proposals (RFP) for Interior Energy Project Energy Supply generated significant interest and produced a broad spectrum of responses. AIDEA issued the RFP in early June, and received proposals from 13 respondents by the August 3 deadline. Some responders submitted proposals for more than one approach. Here is a brief summary of the type of proposals AIDEA received:
- Cook Inlet LNG: 9
- LNG plant only: 5
- LNG plant and gas supply: 1
- LNG plant, transport and gas supply: 3
- North Slope LNG: 3
- LNG plant only: 1
- LNG plant and transport: 2
- Cook Inlet Pipeline: 1
- Cook Inlet Other: 1
- Imported Propane: 1
- Imported LNG: 1
Senate Bill 23 and House Bill 105 passed the Alaska Legislature in 2013 and 2015, respectively, and authorize AIDEA to provide the financing package to partner with the private sector to bring affordable natural gas to Interior Alaska. AIDEA will now commence its comprehensive and confidential evaluation process for all proposals received in response to this RFP.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is a public corporation of the state. AIDEA’s purpose is to promote, develop and advance the general prosperity and economic welfare of the people of Alaska.