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September 24, 2014
Brattle to Manage Purchase of Solar Photovoltaic Alternative Energy Certificates on Behalf of FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania Utilities

Brattle economists will manage a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to purchase 48,500 Solar Photovoltaic Alternative Energy Certificates (SPAECs) annually over a two-year period on behalf of FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania Utilities – Penn Power, Penelec, and Metropolitan Edison Company. Bidders in this RFP can offer to sell tranches of SPAECs, where each tranche represents a commitment to sell 500 SPAECs annually over a two-year period.

The RFP process will take place in October and November, with qualifying applications due by October 16, 2014 and bids due by November 6, 2014. An online information session will be held on October 6, 2014.

Further information about the SPAEC RFP is available on FirstEnergy’s website. Questions about the process may be directed to The Brattle Group, at