The First Block of systems can include systems from both the Small Size Class and the Large Size Class. If it does, the Bidder must submit a Bid for each Product. The Bidder must specify two prices for the First Block: 1) a price per REC for the Small Size Product and 2) a price per REC for the Large Size Product.
In the evaluation of Bids, whether the Bid for the Small Size Product in the First Block fails to meet or beat the benchmarks is evaluated separately from whether the Bid for the Large Size Product in the First Block fails to meet or beat the benchmarks (so that a portion, but only a portion, of the First Block could be eliminated from further consideration in the evaluation process on the basis of the benchmarks). Furthermore, if in the evaluation of Bids the Target is met on an annual basis and one Size Class is less than 50% of the Target, then the next most competitive offer in that Size Class can be selected to replace RECs in the other Size. The RECs that are selected to replace or to be replaced can come from a portion of a First Block.