Bellevue, Wash.-based Puget Sound Energy (PSE), the utility subsidiary of Puget Energy, Bellevue, Wash., recently issued two requests for proposals (RFP). The first RFP seeks to broaden and expand PSE’s program for helping customers conserve energy. The second RFP asks outside power producers, marketers, and power-plant developers to help PSE procure up to 1,340aMW of new electricity resources by 2015. Any type of power-generating fuel or technology is open for consideration.

A January 23 conference for prospective RFP bidders will be held at PSE’s Bellevue campus to review the RFP requirements. Questions about bid submittals can be sent to Sheri Maynard at