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File #: 3117-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2022 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 12/5/2022 Final action: 12/7/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional consulting service agreement with Go Sustainable Energy, LLC for various renewable energy and energy efficiency matters; to authorize the expenditure of $23,180.00 from the Power Operating Fund, $147,440.00 from the Water Operating Fund, $165,300.00 from the Sanitary Operating Fund, and $44,080.00 from the Storm Operating Fund. ($380,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 3117-2022 Addt'l info GO Sustainable, 2. Ord 3117-2022 Financials, 3. Ord 3117-2022 Schedule 2A.1 Utilization Form- Tasks 1-3
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional consulting service agreement with Go Sustainable Energy, LLC, to support the Department of Public Utilities on various projects related to the City’s renewable energy procurement and energy efficiency goals set forth in the Columbus Climate Action Plan and associated Comprehensive Energy Management Plan.

Go Sustainable Energy, LLC, will advise the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) on various renewable energy and energy efficiency matters that are of interest to DPU, the Division of Power (DOP) and Sustainable Columbus. This work will support the City’s 100% municipal clean energy procurement goal by 2030 and the City’s 25% municipal energy reduction goal by 2030, among other energy and efficiency goals outlined in the Columbus Climate Action Plan (2021). This work will be performed in a manner that is consistent with the City’s existing power supply commitments.

The project was formally advertised (RFQ022065) on the Vendor Services and Bonfire websites from June 9, 2022 to July 8, 2022; the city received four (4) responses. All proposals were deemed responsive and were fully evaluated when the Evaluation Committee met on July 14, 2022 to submit final scores and recommended that the Renewable Energy Procurement and Energy Efficiency Support project be awarded to Go Sustainable Energy, LLC. The Director concurred.

SUPPLIER: Go Sustainable Energy, LLC (20-5410716, DAX#001432) expires 07/06/2024 (MAJ)

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government.

FISCAL IMPACT: $380,000.00, sufficient funding has been identified within the Department of Public Utilities for these expenditures.

2021- $156,520.00
2020 - $135,586.00

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To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a professional consulting service agreement with Go Sustainable Energy, LLC for various renewable energy a...

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