The Institute is requesting that respondents to this Request for Letters of Interest submit all relevant information for consideration of prospective Consortium Membership in two steps:
Initial Letter of Interest: Submit a 2-page Letter of Interest for prospective Consortium Membership on business letterhead with entity logo, name and address. State the specific interest in the proposed Center, e.g., academic program, research and development, site O&M services, project finance, etc. As appropriate, define the area(s) of specific interest by referencing alignment with Section D, Critical Risk Management Framework, and/or Section B, City and Trust’s Goals and Focal Areas, as referenced in this Request for Letters of Interest. Please 9-pt.Calibri font and 13-pt. paragraph spacing in conformity with the style of this document. Submit as PDF file. Address Letter of Interest to: Allan E. Baer President, Chief Executive Officer The Renewable Nations Institute 39 Beacon Hill Chelsea, Vermont 05038
Development of Expression of Interest: Once Letters of Interest for prospective Consortium Membership are submitted, the Institute and prospective Co-Principal Consortium Member(s) will work with all parties to finalize an Expression of Interest for submission to the Trust on/or before 29 September 2021. The Institute will forward guidelines for this step by mid-August after interviews have been conducted with all prospective Consortium Members.
DISCLAIMER: The proposed Consortium is not a legal entity. Submittal of a Letter of Interest neither obligates respondents (the "Respondents") to prospective Consortium Members, the Renewable Nations Institute, the City of New York, nor the Trust for Governors Island (the "Trust"). This is a voluntary effort to form a consortium in response to the Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) released by the Trust on 28 June 2021. Respondents to this Letter of Interest are expected to maintain confidentiality and collaborate to fast-track the preparation of an Expression of Interest to the Trust on/or before the RFEI due date of 28 September 2021.