2006 Renewables RFO

Renewable energy resources presently provide approximately 30% of Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E's) total electric portfolio, including 12% from resources eligible under California's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Program. PG&E is seeking new contracts with generators to increase the level of RPS-eligible renewable generation to 20% by 2010. In this 2006 Renewables RFO, PG&E is seeking Offers from sellers pursuant to which PG&E would enter into agreements to purchase energy and capacity from Eligible Renewable Resources (ERR) meeting PG&E's resource needs and California's RPS program for the years 2007 and beyond. Parties interested in submitting Offers in response to this 2006 Renewables RFO are referred to PG&E's Solicitation Protocol and other 2006 Renewables RFO-related data and information described below.

2006 Renewables RFO Schedule

PG&E Issues RFOJune 30
Notice of Intent to Bid DueJuly 10
Pre-Bid ConferenceJuly 20
Deadline for Submission of BidsSeptember 8
PG&E selects ShortlistNovember 10
Execution of Final Agreements (tentative)Q4 2006 - Q1 2007

2006 Renewables RFO Protocol, Power Purchase Agreement, Related Information and Data

Transmission Related Information and References

Pre-Bid Conference

A Bidders Conference was held on Thursday, July 20, 2006, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Auditorium at PG&E's offices located at 245 Market Street, San Francisco, CA. The Bidders Conference Presentation is posted below.


California Energy Commission (CEC) Guidebooks

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Decisions and Orders

Announcements and Updates

2006 Renewables RFO Announcements and Updates will be posted periodically as they occur.

Solicitation of Information (10/16/06) (PDF, 221 KB)

Questions and Answers

2006 Renewables RFO Questions and Answers from the Pre-Bid Conference are posted.

Contact Us

For information or questions about this PG&E 2006 Renewables RFO

E-Mail to: RenewableRFO@pge.com