Doing Business with HU

The Purchasing Department is a unit established to support the requirements for the Electric, Water and Natural Gas divisions of Huntsville Utilities. We are staffed by procurement professionals who have the requisite knowledge, skills and training to assist the Utilities personnel in the purchase of required goods and services. Our mission is to insure that procurement decisions will be made in the best interest of the Utilities and our customers, while adhering with Alabama state statutes and Huntsville Utilities policies.

Support from our suppliers is very important to the value of Huntsville Utilities. We strive to find suppliers who will bring the most value, service, and support to Huntsville Utilities and, most importantly, to our customers.


Vendor Diversity 

Huntsville Utilities’ vendor diversity mission is to provide an equal opportunity for inclusion in our sourcing and procurement process to diverse suppliers who can demonstrate the ability to add value, and provide high-quality goods and services that are competitively priced, reliable, and aligned with our superior level of customer service.

Certified small business as well as enterprises owned by minorities, women, veterans and disabled persons are encouraged to complete a vendor registration form to be added to our supplier bid list and receive future invitations for bid.


How to become a HU Vendor:

If your organization would like to be placed on our Vendor Listing, please fill out the Vendor Request Form and send in via one of the proposed methods from below for approval. Please allow up to seven (7) business days for a confirmation, regarding this request.*

Click here for Online Form.
Click here to download a copy of the Vendor Application

Contact Huntsville Utilities Purchasing Department

Facsimile: (256) 535-1353

Huntsville Utilities
Purchasing Department
P.O. Box 2048
Huntsville, AL 35804

Current Opportunities:

The following is a listing of current materials and services to be provided by sealed bid. Purchases which are handled by phone or fax quotation are not listed below. To obtain additional information, bid documents or specifications on any of the below bid requests, please contact the Purchasing Department.

IFB# Description Bond Amount Pre-Bid Meeting Date Pre-Bid Meeting Location Bid Opening Date Bid Opening Location
IFB 19-047 (Network Core Routing and Switching Infrastructure) – Bid LetterIFB 19-047 (Network Core Routing and Switching Infrastructure) Network Core Routing & Switching Infrastructure 6/7/2019, 10 a.m. 112 Spragins St., Hsv, 35801 AL – 1st Floor Training Room 6/21/2019, 10 a.m. 112 Spragins St., Hsv, 35801 AL – 1st Floor Training Room
IFB 19-48 3000kVA distribution transformer letter Distribution Transformers 6/20/2019, 2 p.m. Purchasing Conference Room
IFB 19-49 38kV Breakers Blue Origin Bid Packet 38kV Breakers for Blue Origin 6/27/2019, 10 a.m. Purchasing Conference Room
IFB 19-44 Bid Letter Gen Maintenance Generator Maintenance 7/11/2019, 1 p.m. Purchasing Conference Room


Meeting Sites
Site # Address Site # #Address
1 Huntsville Utilities
3rd Floor Purchasing Conference Room
112 Spragins Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
6 Huntsville Utilities
Chase Garage
1145 Jordan Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
2 Huntsville Utilities
3rd Human Resources Conference Room
112 Spragins Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
7 Huntsville Utilities
Chase Warehouse
1145 Jordan Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
3 Huntsville Utilities
3rd Floor Administrative Conference Room
112 Spragins Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
8 Huntsville Utilities
Chase War Room
1145 Jordan Road
Huntsville, AL 35811
4 Huntsville Utilities
2nd Floor C&I Conference Room
112 Spragins Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
9 Huntsville Utilities
Gas & Water Operations Center
4203 Triana Boulevard
Huntsville, AL 35805
5 Huntsville Utilities
1st Floor Training Room
112 Spragins Street
Huntsville, AL 35801



In the event Huntsville Utilities has items that are deemed surplus and in operable condition, the web site GovDeals is used to announce items available for purchase to the public. Click here to access the site.

*All suppliers are evaluated by factual and measurable assessments. These assessments include, but are not limited to; cost analysis, meeting delivery expectations, scope of services offered, quality of products or services, compliance with State of Alabama and Federal regulations.

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Huntsville Utilities is an equal opportunity residential utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin.

Huntsville Utilities es un proveedor de servicios residenciales publicos (electricidad, gas y agua) que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Nosotros no discriminamos en los terminos, las condiciones, o las provisiones de nuestros servicios basados en la raza, religion, color, sexo, discapacidad, estado familiar u origen nacional.