RFP milestone dates and deadlines

Milestone dates for the RFP process are presented below. AES Indiana reserves the right to extend or otherwise modify any portion of this schedule at any time or terminate this RFP process at its discretion at any time prior to contract execution without liability to any party. Any such changes will be posted on this page.




RFP released to public

February 13, 2023

Bidder site visits

February 23, 2023

Respondent clarification submittal deadline

February 27, 2023, 5:00 PM Central

Respondent proposal submission date

March 20, 2023, 11:59 PM Central

EPC Agreement execution

 April 15, 2023

Limited notice to proceed (LNTP)

 April 22, 2023

Full notice to proceed (FNTP)

September 30, 2023

Commercial operation date (COD)

December 1, 2024

Substantial completion

December 31, 2024

Additional resources

RFP overview


All about the 2023 BESS RFP.

Project schedule

RFP milestone dates and deadlines.


Read RFP questions and answers.