Through the Solar Utility Network Deployment Acceleration project (SUNDA), NRECA has secured contracts with vendors for purchase discounts available to NRECA and NRECA member cooperatives for modules, inverters, racking systems and EPC firms through NRECA’s established National Discounts Program (NDP) To take advantage of these discounts use the links below to access the NDP through Cooperative.com* and use the supplier contact listed. Contracts with other vendors are also currently being negotiated to provide further choices to cooperatives.
Photovoltaic (PV) Modules for Utility Scale Solar
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REC Americas: Discounted pricing for various REC Americas photovoltaic (PV) module types including 72 cell and 120 half cut cell modules used in utility scale solar powered energy generation applications.
Solar Power DC to AC Inverters
Schneider Electric: NRECA member cooperatives get a discount up to 46% off list prices from Schneider Electric Solar Inverters USA, Inc. for certain string inverters used in solar powered energy generation.
Racking for Utility Scale Solar
GameChange: Discounted pricing available from GameChange Racking for racking used with photovoltaic (PV) modules in utility scale solar powered energy generation applications.
American Capital Energy (ACE) is a U.S. solar-electric power systems integrator and developer specializing in large and medium scale PV projects for commercial and utility clients.
PowerSecure Solar is a North Carolina-based sustainable energy company offering solar energy products and services for large industrial, commercial, and utility-scale installations across the country.
* If you have trouble accessing Cooperative.com, please contact the NRECA Member Contact Center.
7 a.m. – 7 p.m. CST | 877-766-3226 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sample RFP/RFPQ Language
Procuring your own solar equipment? Insert the following language into your RFP or RFPQ to take advantage of vendor discounts through NRECA that you may not be aware of:
“Because Member Co-op Name is a National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) member cooperative, Respondent may already have discounts or other incentives available to Member Co-op Name through the NRECA National Discounts Program and such may be used in Respondent’s response to this RFP/Q as beneficial toMember Co-op Name. If Respondent is not familiar with or not sure if Respondent is a participant in the NRECA National Discounts Program, Respondent may contact Dale Bartholomew, NRECA Contracts Representative, at 703-907-6699 or
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