On or after March 1, 2012, and annually thereafter, not later than fifteen days after receiving a report of a reliability concern pursuant to section 16-50r, the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection may issue a request for proposal to seek alternative solutions to the concern. Such request for proposal shall, where relevant, solicit proposals that include energy efficiency measures or generation. The commissioner shall publish such request for proposal in one or more newspapers or periodicals. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the commissioner may determine that a request for proposal is unnecessary. Any determination that a request for proposal is not required shall include the commissioner’s reasons for such determination.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-244q

  • Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection appointed pursuant to title 4, or the commissioner's designee. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1