Request for Qualifications #SCL-8913
Fleet Electrification Program

The City of Seattle, Seattle City Light Department (“SCL”), seeks to hire an implementer for Seattle City Light’s Fleet Electrification program. Seattle City Light (City Light) is seeking a consultant to provide fleet advisory services and administer electric vehicle charging incentives. The consultant will be responsible for managing the customer experience from start to finish including customer outreach and engagement, technical assistance and education, overseeing fleet electrification solutions delivery, and connecting customers to additional City Light resources as needed.

City Light seeks a consultant to develop and launch a fleet electrification program with a streamlined and transparent customer service process that offers a portfolio of different electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions to meet our fleet customers where they are on their electrification journey.

This will be a two-year contract with the option to extend. Funding for the first year will not exceed $2,300,000. The total two-year budget for this program is $3,500,000. City Light would like to see proposals where at least 80% of total budget is dedicated to customer incentives.

OBTAINING RFQ DOCUMENTS: Documents will be available online October 8, 2021, at http:/cityofseattle.bonfirehub.com. Consultants must complete a free registration prior to viewing, printing and saving to their own equipment at no cost. Please contact Bonfire at Support@GoBonfire.com for technical questions related to your submission. You can also visit their help forum at https://bonfirebuv.zendesk.com/hc.

Seattle City Light is hosting a Pre-submittal conference on October 15, 2021, from 2:30 – 3:30 PM (PST). Details are provided in the RFQ.

The contract awarded as a result of this RFQ will be awarded in a manner that will comply with all applicable laws of the United States, State of Washington, the City Charter, and Ordinances of the City of Seattle.

“WOMEN AND MINORITY AFFIRMATIVE EFFORTS REQUIREMENTS: All proposals are required to meet the Affirmative Efforts requirements as specified in the RFQ. An Outreach Plan will be required for the top-rated consultant(s).”

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