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Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3

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PG&E is issuing its Mid-Term Reliability Request for Offers - Phase 3 seeking offers from participants for the purchase of resources to provide system-level net qualifying capacity ("NQC") beginning June 1, 2024 through June 1, 2028 depending on the category, descibed in Table II.1 of the Solicitation Protocol.  While PG&E prefers offers for resources that can meet these online dates, PG&E will accept offers for resources with online dates through June 1, 2030. Procurement in the RFO will qualify towards PG&E's minimum cumulative procurement responsibility,  per the California Public Utilities Commission ("CPUC") Final Decision (PDF), D.21-06-035, issued on June 30, 2021.

Solicitation Materials



Utility Ownership Solicitation Materials: Participants must submit an Appendix D2 - Utility Owned Confidentiality Agreement via email and register for the Utility Owned Power Advocate site to gain access to the utility ownership solicitation materials.


Power Advocate Registration


All Participants will need to register with Power Advocate using the links below to gain access to submit an offer into the solicitation.  Please note that there are four separate Power Advocate links for the Solicitation.  Ensure you register and submit your Offer to the appropriate Power Advocate site.


Hybrid & Co-Located Offers: Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 Hybrid & Co-Located Submittals (Event ID: 139428)


Firm Zero Emitting Offers: Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 Firm Zero Emitting Submittals (Event ID: 139430)


Standalone Energy Storage Offers: Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 Standalone Energy Storage Submittals (Event ID: 139431)


Standalone Intermittent Renewable Offers: Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 Standalone Intermittent Renewable Submittals (Event ID: 139433)


Utility Owned - Energy Storage Offers: Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 Utility Owned - Energy Storage Submittal (Event ID: 139427)


Participants' Webinar


PG&E hosted a Participants' Webinar on Wednesday, February 15th @ 10:00 AM (PPT) to provide an overview of the Mid-Term Reliability RFO - Phase 3 solicitation and Agreements.  The webinar presentation and recording are posted below.



    Contact Information


    For information or questions on the Mid-Term Reliability RFO, email MidTermRFO@pge.com with a copy to the Independent Evaluator, Wayne Oliver & Keith Oliver at MerrimackIE@merrimackenergy.com.


    To receive notices about this RFO and to be added to PG&E's RFO Distribution List, visit Distribution List Form.




    If you encounter any digital or disability access issues, or you would like to provide PG&E with feedback or suggestions regarding such access, please email our team at solicitationaccessibility@pge.com. This mailbox is monitored during regular business hours (M-F; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.). We will respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.

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