Maine's Standard Offer Requests for Bids
for Service Beginning March 1, 2001
Last revised:  April 03, 2003 02:25 PM

Key Dates

October 2, 2000 MPUC Issues Request for Bids
October 17, 2000 Bidders' Conference
November 1, 2000 Phase 1 Proposals Due
November 22, 2000 Phase 1 Eligibility Determined by MPUC
Through close of business December 5 Eligibility Cure Period
December 7, 2000 Phase 2 Bid Price Proposals Due
On or before December 21, 2000 Commission Chooses Standard Offer Providers
Within 3 weeks of Designation Execution of Standard Offer Contract
Within 3 weeks of Designation Submission of Financial Capability Requirement
March 1, 2001 New Standard Offer Term Begins for All Customers Except CMP's Residential and Small Non-Residential Customers and Certain Consumer Owned Utilities
March 1, 2002 New Standard Offer Term Begins for CMP's Residential and Small Non-Residential Customers

Log of Standard Offer Deliberations

Note:  Cure period is extended until close of business Tuesday, December 5.

Optional Second Alternative Statement of Commitment (December 6, 2000)

Optional Alternative Corporate Guarantee Language (December 5, 2000)

Optional Alternative Contract (December 1, 2000)

Order Regarding Alternative Contract (December 1, 2000)

Optional Alternative Statement of Commitment (November 30, 2000)

Advisory Opinion (November 30, 2000)

Memo regarding announcement of winners (November 30, 2000)

Revised Statement of Commitment (Revised October 30, 2000)

Customer Migration to the Open Market

Information on duration of bids (Revised October 24, 2000)

To obtain Maine's December, 2000 RFB for Standard Offer Service in each investor-owned utility:


To view changes made to the data provided with the bid package, click below.

Changes to RFB or Data (Revised November 30)

All questions about Maine's RFB must be directed to one of the designated contact persons.   Questions and answers will be posted on this website.

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