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Tenders and Proposals

In 2016, we purchased $3.4 million worth of goods and services from 244 local Saint John vendors.

Procurement Policy

Saint John Energy follows the guidelines set forth below in the purchase of goods and services. All competitive public bids will be publicly opened, evaluated by staff and recommendations considered by the Board of Commissioners.


Procurement Type Competitive Public Bidding
Competitive Pricing
(informal quotations)
Discretionary Best Value
Goods = > $  25,000 >  $     500  <     $25,000 < =      $500
Services = > $  50,000 >  $  5,000  <     $50,000 < =   $5,000
Construction = > $100,000 >  $10,000  <   $100,000 < = $10,000


In extenuating circumstances such as emergencies that arise as a result of storms, fire, flood or unplanned repairs of critical infrastructure, this procurement policy may be bypassed in the interest of public safety and for the sake of expedient repairs.

Current Tenders and Proposals

The following tenders and / or proposals are open for bidding, up to the closing date and time indicated. Tenders and / or proposals must be received at our head office prior to the closing date and time indicated, in a sealed, labeled envelope. 

Tender Name 

Tender Document             

Closing Date     
2018 RFP - Supply & Installation of Utility Scale Battery Storage

 RFP Details: 

Appendix A - Intent To Respond

Appendix B - Specification

Appendix C - One line drawing

RFP Utility Scale Battery Storage Questions and Answers


RFP issued: November 16th, 2018

Intent to Respond Forms due: November 22nd, 2018

Questions & Clarifications from Proponents due:November 30th, 2018

Proposals due: December 13, 2018

*Please note that the above schedule is subject to change.

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