Bidders wishing to provide cash as bid assurance collateral must provide the following with the Part 2 Proposal:
- A Cash Insert for each procurement event for which the Bidder is submitting a Part 2 Proposal. The Cash Inserts require the Officer of the Bidder to make certain acknowledgements relating to the conditions for which cash may be drawn upon.
- A draft request for return of cash for each procurement event for which the Bidder is submitting a Part 2 Proposal. The requirements for these drafts are provided in the RFP Rules. Sample requests for return of cash are available for each Company in Appendix 14 of the RFP Rules.
- A W-9 for the entity to which cash tendered as bid assurance collateral will be returned.
A Bidder providing cash to AIC may provide AIC’s Supplier Request Form with its Part 2 Proposal. To be duly completed, all information required by Section 2 and 3 (including the certification on page 2) of the Supplier Request Form must be provided. If a Bidder fails to submit AIC’s Supplier Request Form, then the Procurement Administrator will require AIC’s Supplier Request Form to be provided by 12 PM (noon) on the day after the applicable Bid Date.
Bid assurance collateral for the procurement event of Energy Products is due by 12PM (noon) CPT on September 1, 2022, the Part 2 Date. Bid assurance collateral for the procurement event of AIC Capacity Products is due by 12PM (noon) CPT on September 8, 2022.