January 19, 2021

Request for proposal and information regarding emergency restoration assistance rates for 2021

On behalf of the North Dakota’s rural electric cooperatives, North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) is seeking emergency restoration assistance rates for the 2021 calendar year. 

NDAREC is accepting request for proposal (RFP) to provide supervision, labor, per diem rates, and equipment to assist in construction, maintenance and emergency restoration assistance for rural electric cooperatives electrical infrastructure throughout North Dakota. The contract term will be in effect for 2021. These rates shall be made available exclusively to the NDAREC and its member cooperatives, when required, for emergency restoration assistance. 

Please use the DOWNLOADABLE FORMS rate sheet (FORM A – CONTRACTOR’S PRICE LISTING) to provide rates for each category of resource and equipment. If you have specific terms and conditions, please attach in a separate appendix. Please provide your company’s information on the attached (FORM B – CONTRACTOR’S INFORMATION). NDAREC will make these rates available to their member cooperatives. 

In the event of the request for emergency restoration, North Dakota rural electric cooperatives will review the RFPs submitted to NDAREC. They will request assistance and a contract will be established between the electric cooperative and the contractor responding to aid. Attached is the emergency response agreement (FORM C – SAMPLE OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE AGREEMENT) that may be established between the REC and the responder at the time of need. 

ND RECs are also accepting unit pricing for permanent work on a unit price basis. A complete list of member cooperatives 

Additional information and regular communication from NDAREC can be found at the following sites; 

If you have any questions or require further information on submitting your rates, please feel free to contact me directly. 

We appreciate your partnership. 

Christina Roemmich | director of safety services | 701.667.6410 |