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Notice Of Upcoming Reverse Auction For Purchase Of Electricity

The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) hereby invites electrical power suppliers to click the links below to download the Master Electric Supply Agreement and the Bid Specification in anticipation of a reverse auction for electrical power to commence at 10:30 AM Local Time on May Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

Questions concerning the Bid Specification or the Master Agreement must be submitted via e-mail to Howard Korsen, Manager, Contract Administration at  The deadline for submission of questions is 3:00 PM Local Time on Wednesday, May 9, 2012.  Questions received after this time and date will not be answered.  All questions and answers will be posted on the DRPA web site no later than 4:00 PM Local Time on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.  

Bid pricing will be conducted via an online reverse auction commencing at 10:30 A.M. Local Time on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.    Prices are to be indicated for individual items and separate options.  The DRPA reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest responsible bidder on either of these bases. Furthermore, the DRPA reserves the right to not make a contract award based on the results of the reverse auction. 

DRPA is firmly committed to providing equal employment and business opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or non-job related disability. In that regard, DRPA will affirmatively assure that, in regard to any DRPA agreement contract or subcontract entered into pursuant to this matter, qualified and certified minority business enterprises (MBEs) and women business enterprises (WBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and will not be discriminated against on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or non-job related disability in consideration for an award.

This public advertisement constitutes the Delaware River Port Authority’s formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified Professional Engineering firms in the aforementioned project.

Master Electric Supply Agreement

Bid Specification

Reverse Auction For Purchase Of Electricity – Additional Documents

In response to all questions received and exceptions taken to the terms of the Master Agreement, the DRPA post the following documents:

  1. Addendum Number 1
  2. A red lined copy of the original Master Electric Supply Agreement to show prospective bidders/suppliers the changes that were made.
  3. Addendum Number 2

The procurement schedule for the Reverse Auction is unchanged.  The bid package must be received no later than 2:00 p.m., Prevailing Time, on Monday, May 21, 2012.

The reverse auction will be conducted starting at 10:30 a.m., Prevailing Time, on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.


By:          Howard M. Korsen.
                Manager, Contract Administration
                Phone: 856-968-2083

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