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File #: 2019-2146    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/4/2019 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/22/2019
Enactment date: 10/22/2019 Enactment #: 707
Effective date: 10/30/2019    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements, or the use of existing agreements, with Enel X North America, Inc. ("Enel X"), for energy consultant services in connection with the City's aggregated purchase of electricity along with other members of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-2146
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of Public Works, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh, to enter into an agreement or agreements, or the use of existing agreements, with Enel X North America, Inc. ("Enel X"), for energy consultant services in connection with the City's aggregated purchase of electricity along with other members of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium.

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WHEREAS, the City, through its Department of Public Works, issued a request for proposals ("RFP") for a vendor to provide energy consultant services on behalf of the Western Pennsylvania Energy Consortium (WPEC);

WHEREAS, WPEC is comprised of public and private entities who have partnered together in order to aggregate their electricity purchases, optimize savings and maximize their use of renewable energy sources;

WHEREAS, the City's current electricity supply contract expires in May 2020;

WHEREAS, the City requires enhanced services in its forthcoming electricity supply contract after May 2020 in order to meet its long-term goals of reducing emissions and achieving greater financial savings, for example, the establishment and management of a electricity subaccount holder along with procuring electricity through Power Purchase Agreements;

WHEREAS, the City seeks to issue a Request for Proposals ("RFP") later in 2019 or early 2020 for an agreement with electricity supplier/subaccount holder to commence in June 2020;

WHEREAS, such services shall assist the City's efforts in selecting an electricity supplier in order to obtain greater cost-efficiency for its buildings and facilities, as well as expanding its use of renewable energy sources;

WHEREAS, Enel X shall assist the City and WPEC in developing the forthcoming RFP for an electricity supplier/subaccount holder;

WHEREAS, following said RFP and selection of an electricity supplier/subaccount holder, Enel X shall subsequently assist the City and WPEC in oversight of the electricity suppli...

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