Request for Proposal: Methane Emissions Benchmarking Study

Funding Agency: 
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Implementing Agency: 
United States Energy Association
RFP Closing Date: 
June 26th, 2024
Questions Due Date: 
May 28th, 2024

Components of this RFP as follows:

    • Scope of Work (SOW) described under article IV
    • Instructions for the preparation of the proposal described under article VI
    • Evaluation criteria described under article VII
    • Budget table template as annex 1

Please submit your offer in soft copy with a read receipt to Ms. Sarah Blanford, Deputy Program Director, USEA, at [email protected].

Dear Offeror,

The United States Energy Association invites prospective organizations or individuals through this Request for Proposal (RFP) to submit proposals for conducting a benchmarking study of methane emissions for a variety of USAID-assisted countries.  

USEA intends to subaward a sub-agreement with a period of performance of three months.

Offerors are requested to submit their most responsive technical proposal addressing the Scope of Work (SOW) outlined under article III of this RFP and a competitive financial offer proposing a reasonable price to accomplish the objectives of the work.

Questions concerning this request shall be submitted via email to the attention of Sarah Blanford, Deputy Program Director at [email protected] by 17:00 hours EST on May 21, 2024.  In compliance with standard procedure, all inquiries and comments will be shared with the rest of the Offerors along with the Project’s response. Questions received after the closing date for questions will not be answered.

Proposals are due by 17:00 hours EST of the closing date. Please submit all proposals with a read receipt to Sarah Blanford, Deputy Program Director via email at [email protected]. Proposals must be in digital format (PDF). Please note that USEA will not accept responsibility for delays with transmission or receipt of proposals. Proposals received after that date and/or time specified will not be considered.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS - The proposal and deliverables shall be delivered in English.

AUTHORIZED GEOGRAPHIC CODE - The authorized geographic code for procurement of services under this contract is 937.

ELIGIBILITY – This RFP is open to qualified organizations domestically (in the U.S.) and internationally (abroad).

USEA will evaluate responsive and technically acceptable proposals in accordance with the evaluation criteria stated under article VII, “Evaluation Criteria.” USEA will not evaluate nonresponsive or technically unacceptable proposals. Please note that USEA will find proposals technically unacceptable if they fail to comply or fully respond with the material terms of this RFP.

Issuance of this RFP does not constitute a subaward commitment on the part of USEA, nor does it commit USEA to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of an application. Further USEA reserves the right to reject any or all applications received.

As this is a USAID-funded program, the RFP follows USAID Procurement Regulations and Laws. All applicants’ details will be kept confidential.

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