Urgent Alert

Spring 2024 PG&E Solar Choice RFO

Resources for renewable energy developers

Program Overview

 

PG&E's Solar Choice program, part of the Green Tariff Shared Renewables (GTSR) Program under Senate Bill 43, was created to expand access to renewable energy resources. The program facilitates a way for the following types of customers to meet their electrical needs with generation from solar energy resources:

 

  • Institutional customers
  • Commercial customers
  • Individual customers

 

Get details about our PG&E's Solar Choice program.

 

Visit PG&E'S Solar Choice program

 

Get more information on Senate Bill 43, established by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in Decision 15-01-051 on February 2, 2015. Download the Decision Approving Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program for San Diego Gas & Electric Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Southern California Edison Company Pursuant to Senate Bill 43 (PDF).

 

In addition, D.15-01-051 requires that PG&E's Solar Choice program seek Green-e Energy Certification from the Center for Resource Solutions. The certification helps customers and businesses ensure that they're reducing the environmental impact of their electricity use. Get more details on Green-e Energy.

 

Visit Green-E

 

Subsequent decisions, D.16-05-006 (PDF) in May of 2016 and D.21-12-036 (PDF) in December of 2021, refined and modified the GTSR program.

Solicitation Materials

 

All solicitation documents can be accessed at the Power Advocate link given below.  There are ten (10) documents:

 

  • Spring 2024 PG&E Solar Choice Protocol (PDF)
  • Appendix A - Offer Form (XLSB)
  • Appendix B - Supplemental Project Information (DOCX)
  • Appendix C - Fall 2023 Solar Choice PPA (DOCX)
  • Appendix D - Site Control Questionnaire and Attestation (DOCX) 
  • Appendix E - Acknowledgement and Commitment of Site Owner (DOCX)
  • Appendix F - Demonstration of Developer Experience (PDF)
  • Appendix G - FERC Order 717 Waiver (DOCX)
  • Appendix H - Safety Review Questionnaire (XLSX)
  • Appendix I - List of Eligible Environmental Justice Census Tracts (PDF)

 

Power Advocate Registration

 

All Participants will need to register with Power Advocate using the link below to submit a bid and accompanying documentation into the solicitation:

 

Spring 2024 PG&E Solar Choice Solicitation - Power Advocate (Event ID: 221127)

 

https://www.poweradvocate.com/pR.do?okey=221127&pubEvent=true

 

Participants' Webinar

 

PG&E will host a joint Participants' Webinar with the Regional Renewable Choice Spring 2024 RFO to provide an overview of the Spring 2024 PG&E Regional Renewable Choice Solicitation on June 12, 2024.

Contact us

For customer questions about our PG&E's Solar Choice program, email us at solarchoice@pge.com.

 

For solar developer questions about our PG&E's Solar Choice program, email us at GTSRprocurement@pge.com.

Accessibility

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 two business days.