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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     
 RFP 2018 Courtney Bay Causeway Project


RFP Details

Appendix “A” – Intent to Respond

Appendix “B” – Scope Details and Specifications

Appendix “C” – Design Drawings

Appendix “D” – Standard Work Method 8.04.04, Digging Techniques Near Underground Facilities

Appendix “E” – Commercial Pricing Form

Appendix “F” – ISO 14001 Environmental Policy 2017

Appendix “G” - Saint John Energy’s Health & Safety Policy


RFP Issued: October 29th, 2018

Intent to Respond Forms Due: October 31st, 2018

RFP Info Session:November 6th, 2018
Questions & Clarifications from
Proponents Due: November 9th, 2018

Proposals Due: November 16th, 2018

Project Start Date: November 21st, 2018
Project Completion Date: December 21st, 2018

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


RFP - SCADA Systems

RFP Details:

Appendix A - Intent To Respond SCADA Systems

Appendix B SCADA System Specification

Appendix C - Commercial Pricing SCADA Systems

Appendix D - ISO 14001 Environmental Policy 2017-Signed

RFP issued: November 5th, 2018

Intent to Respond Forms due: November 7th, 2018

Questions & Clarifications from Proponents due:November 14th, 2018

Proposals due: November 20th, 2018

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

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