The Efficiency Maine Trust (the Trust) seeks a qualified bidder or team of bidders to support the
Trust in fulfilling its new statutory role of analyzing and developing behind-the-meter (BTM) “NonWires Alternatives” (NWA) to traditional transmission or distribution system upgrades in Maine.
The qualified bidder or team of bidders will provide technical and economic analysis and
knowledge of the functionality, economics and market potential for Distributed Energy Resources
(DER). It will assist the Trust in analyzing the degree to which least-cost NWA resources exist and
can be developed to defer or displace investment in traditional grid investments on specific
circuits of the electric grid that have been identified by the utilities as candidates for future