Submissions under review

Closing Date

July 5, 2016

Revised October 9, 2020


Richard Oppelt
Purchasing Manager
Finance & Technology Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualifications

Project Background/Purpose
The City of Surrey has developed a district energy utility that delivers thermal energy to new and existing buildings within the City Centre area.  The utility operates as a business unit of the City's Engineering Department under the brand name, Surrey City Energy ("SCE").

Project Objectives/Desired Outcomes
The panel is comprised of three (3) members that are appointed by Council with Council appointing one (1) member as the Chair.  The panel will provide objective, expert advice to the City regarding SCE utility rate structure and rates consistent with the rate-setting principles articulated in Schedule B, District Energy Rate-Setting Policy.

The City seeks Submissions from Respondents for one (1) panel member.  The City may recommend Council appoint more than one (1) Respondent from this RFEOI/SOQ based on the quality of Submissions received and at the sole discretion of the City.
RFEOI/SOQ Document for download: 
District Energy Expert External Rate Review Panel (.pdf)

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFEOI/SOQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFEOI/SOQ. It is the responsibility of Respondents to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda. The only way this RFEOI/SOQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFEOI/SOQ or may be relied upon by any Respondent. By delivery of a Submission, Respondent is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFEOI/SOQ including, any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFEOI/SOQ should be directed in writing to the person named below.