To aid industrial customers and facilitate the process of creating a custom project, ESIPs or TSPs also provide a:
The utility may work with their industrial customer and an ESIP to develop a Custom Project Proposal that includes the estimated energy savings, project costs, and a custom M&V plan. The utility will create and submit the proposal to BPA for review and approval. Please note: Although it is a best practice, a Custom Project Proposal is not required for every project, though it is often a good idea.
Any measure not featured on the Unit of Energy Savings Measures List, or that does not have an associated calculator in the Document Library, can be submitted as a custom project. Individual projects must meet the cost-effectiveness requirements described in the BPA Implementation Manual.