News | May 9, 2023

Energy Resource Center Joins The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System

Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) - The Energy Resource Center announced it has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and will be publishing and distributing upcoming bid opportunities on the system. Bidnet Direct’s Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System connects over 375 participating agencies from across Colorado and Wyoming. The purchasing group provides a transparent bid process through which the bid is available to all vendors at the same time. The Energy Resource Center invites all vendors to register online at

The Energy Resource Center joined the purchasing group in November. The Energy Resource Center will utilize the system to streamline their purchasing process including bid distribution, bid management, and vendor relations. The Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System is a single, online location for managing sourcing information and activities and provides 389 local government agencies the tools needed to have a transparent bid process while minimizing costs and saving time.

“We strive to be as transparent as possible and to give all the information we have about the bid opportunity and the procurement process to all our vendors. By becoming a part of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, we can provide all the important and necessary information instantly to our vendors, everything they need is in one spot and they don’t need to contact us to find out details, they can just log in and view everything in real time. This has allowed us to create a more seamless bid process and has provided more participation from vendors across the state,” stated Kevin Kurth, Purchasing Manager of the Energy Resource Center.

As a participating agency of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, it allows the Energy Resource Center to expand their vendor pool and enhance vendor competition without increasing distribution costs. To be added to the existing list of vendors on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, any suppliers looking to do business with the Energy Resource Center can register online: The Energy Resource Center encourages all interested bidders to register today.

Registered vendors can access open bids, related documents, and files, additional addendum, and available award information from all participating agencies. In addition, the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System offers a value-added service to notify vendors of new bids targeted to their business, including all addenda and advance notification of expiring term contracts.

With one click, the Energy Resource Center can now see how many vendors match a specific opportunity, how many have downloaded documents, responded and more. The Energy Resource Center also has its own, branded page on the public side of the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System in which taxpayers can view all closed bids and any awarded information.

Vendors may register on the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System: Bidnet Direct’s vendor support team is available to answer any questions regarding the registration process or the bid system at 800-835-4603 option 2.

Other local Colorado and Wyoming government agencies looking to switch from a manual bid process, please contact the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for a demonstration of the no-cost sourcing solution.

About the Energy Resource Center:
The Energy Resource Center is a non-profit organization with offices in Loveland, Denver, Colorado Springs, and Alamosa. We serve 26,134 square miles across 27 counties. Since 1979, we’ve helped thousands of Colorado families keep their homes safe, warm and energy efficient.

Our services don’t just help families reduce energy usage, they make lives better! ERC energy audits and improvements protect families from risks associated with Colorado winters, such as exposure to dangerously low temperatures or carbon monoxide poisoning. They also make home more comfortable in the winter and summer months, and reduce the energy burden for homes. You can find more details about our services here.

About Bidnet Direct:
Bidnet Direct, powered by mdf commerce, is a sourcing solution of regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies throughout the country. Bidnet Direct runs regional purchasing groups, including the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System, across all 50 states that are used by over 1,600 local governments. To learn more and have your government agency gain better transparency and efficiency in purchasing, please visit

Source: PRWeb

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