DMME ISSUES Request for Proposals TO SUPPORT OFFSHORE WIND INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT IN HAMPTON ROADS
Offshore wind power development will result in the creation of an entirely new industry in the U.S. Virginia's unique port and workforce advantages over neighboring states can position Virginia as a leader as industry takes hold.
Developing a Plan to Position Virginia as the East Coast Offshore Wind Supply Chain and Service Industry Location of Choice
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) has posted a Request For Proposals (RFP) from qualified contractors to develop a plan to position Virginia as the East Coast offshore wind supply chain and service industry location of choice.
This Request for Proposals (RFP) seeks expertise in offshore wind (OSW) development, particularly as it relates to the industry supply chain, port infrastructure requirements, build-out of the various OSW supply chain sectors, and long-term maritime service needs. The work product that the successful applicant (Contractor) produces in accordance with the RFP will inform OSW development firms, the Virginia maritime industry, and state and local decision-makers.
Interested contractors should review the RFP in detail, and submit one (1) complete electronic copy of their entire response to: Al.Christopher@dmme.virginia.gov by 9:00 pm EDT on June 22, 2018.
BOW Terminal, located in the port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands, is dedicated to serving the needs of the offshore wind industry. Hampton Roads has what it takes to become THE hub for offshore wind power development along the east coast.
Questions about this RFP:
All questions regarding the content of this RFP must be submitted on or before 9:00 p.m. EST on June 12, 2018 to the email addresses provided below with the email subject line 10 “RFP Question.” Questions (worded exactly as submitted to DMME) and answers will be published here. Questions received after 9 p.m. EST on June 12, 2018 will not be answered.
Please direct all inquiries to:
Al Christopher, Director – Energy Division
VA Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy