2nd Combined Heat and Power (CHP) RFO (closed 12-05-2013)

Pursuant to the QF/CHP Program Settlement Agreement effective November 23, 2011, http://www.pge.com/includes/docs/pdfs/b2b/energysupply/qualifyingfacilities/settlement/final_term_sheet.pdf, PG&E seeks to acquire a total of 1,387 MW of CHP capacity under power purchase agreements during the Initial Program Period. Through the second solicitation, which is the second of three RFOs to be held during the Initial Program Period, and other alternatives under the Settlement Agreement, PG&E seeks offers to meet its second CHP MW target of 376 MW.

Eligible QFs and CHP generators may execute and submit for PG&E's signature the pro-forma power purchase agreements (PPAs) and Legacy Amendment that were adopted as part of the QF/CHP Settlement.

CHP RFO Events

EventTimeframe
PG&E Issues RFOFebruary 20, 2013
Deadline for Participants to submit Preliminary Gas Service ApplicationMarch 6, 2013
Deadline for Participants to submit registration for CHP Participants' Webinar {RFO Webinar Registration}March 12, 2013
General Participants' Webinar
March 14, 2013
General Participants' Offer Form Webinar
March 28, 2013
10:00 a.m. PPT
Gas Operations returns Preliminary Application for New/Increased Gas Service
April 25, 2013
Offers Due
May 2, 2013 1:00 P.M. PPT
Participants accept shortlist position, execute agreements and post any offer deposit
Week of July 1, 2013
Date for for filing CPUC approval for executed PPAs
TBD
RFO Negotiations
Concluded

General Information

The CHP RFO is used to solicit competitive offers from CHP facilities. For program information or general eligibility requirements see the Protocol document listed below.

Additional information regarding the Combined Heat and Power (QF/CHP) Settlement Agreement can be found at the following website QF website.

Participants' Webinar

PG&E's Webinar for the 2nd CHP RFO was held March 14, 2013 from 10:00 am - noon (PPT). The Webinar presentation and audio are now available.

Participants' Webinar Presentation (PDF, 1 MB)

If the audio portion of the Bidders' Webinar does not open in your browser, you will need to open the Windows Media Player and copy the URL link into your media file application.

Webinar Audio (MP3, 26.7 MB)

CHP RFO #2 Offer Form Webinar

PG&E's Offer Form Webinar was held Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

FAQs from that webinar have been added to the CHP_RFO_FAQs (DOC, 536 KB).

2nd Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Protocol and Appendices

Frequenty Asked Questions

For information or questions about PG&E CHP RFO
E-Mail to: CHPRFO@pge.com