Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is seeking up to 5.5mn short tons/yr (5mn metric tonnes/yr) of coal for delivery in 2020-22.
The federal utility issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 2mn st/yr of bituminous coal to be delivered to various locations, including its Cumberland and Kingston plants, in 2020-21. It also is seeking up to 500,000st/yr of low-sulfur coal to be delivered to CSX railroad loadouts for 36 months starting in January 2020.
Responses to both RFPs are due by noon ET on 29 July.
The first RFP requires coal with a minimum 10,800 Btu/lb and no more than 5lb SO2/mmBtu or 5.2lb S02/mmBtu. Offers should be made on a fob railcar or barge basis at the delivery point, for shipment to various locations, including but not limited to the Cumberland and Kingston power plants.
The second RFP, for up to 500,000st/yr of low-sulfur coal, should meet standard over-the-counter specifications for 12,500 Btu/lb CSX coal. TVA also will consider coal with a minimum 10,900 Btu/lb, maximum 2.8lb SO2/mmBtu, 15pc ash and 10pc moisture content.
Offers should be made on a fob buyer’s railcar basis at any specific CSX load out.
Proposals for both RFPs must be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Any questions concerning the solicitations should be directed to listed emails.
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- On July 19, 2019