2013 Renewables Portfolio Standard

On December 16, 2013 the Commission approved the 2013 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Procurement Plan that was filed on December 4th, in response to D.13-11-024. In this RFO, PG&E is seeking Offers for bundled energy and capacity from Eligible Renewable Resources (ERRs) and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs). Parties interested in submitting Offers in response to this RFO are referred to PG&E's Solicitation Protocol and other RFO-related data and information described below.

2013 RPS RFO Targeted Schedule

PG&E Issues RFO December 16
Deadline for Participant to submit registration for Bidders’ Webinar (XLS, 55 KB) December 17
Bidders' Webinar December 18 at 10:00 A.M.- Noon PPT
Stage 1: Offer package due submitted on the Power Advocate site:
• Introductory Letter
• Attachment D
• Attachment L
• Interconnection Studies.
December 16 – January 9, 2014 by 1:00 P.M. (PPT)
Stage 2: Offer package due submitted on the Power Advocate site:
• Attachment I
• Attachment J1 – J6
January 10 – January 16, 2014 by 1:00 P.M. (PPT) *
PG&E Notifies Shortlisted bidders and requests Offer deposits March 13, 2014
Participants post bid-deposits and confidentiality agreements are signed
March 31, 2014
PG&E 2013 RPS Solicitation Shortlist Expires March 20, 2015

* Bid packages during Stage 2 will be accepted in the Stage 1 phase.

Power Advocate Instructions and Registration Information (Important Information)

Registration Information:

All Participants who are interested in submitting a bid package into PG&E’s 2013 RPS RFO will need to register with Power Advocate at the following link: https://www.poweradvocate.com/pR.do?okey=38956&pubEvent=true.

Only those participants that have been accepted through the Power Advocate platform will be permitted to bid into this RFO.

We strongly encourage you to register now.

Power Advocate Instructions

All bid package materials must be submitted on the Power Advocate site by the schedule and time indicated above.

2013 Renewables RFO Protocol, Power Purchase Agreement, Related Information and Data

Attachments D1 and D2 notice: Attachments are located in the zip file name, “Attachment D1: General Offer Form" and "Attachment D2: REC Offer Form”. To open (unzip) the files, double-click on the zip file. You may then be prompted to specify where you want to store the extracted files. Once extracted, please make sure you Enable Macros otherwise the worksheet will not function properly.

2013 Bidders' Webinar

PG&E's RPS Bidders' Webinar for 2013 was held on December 18, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. to Nooon Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT).

The Bidders' Webinar presentation along with the audio file, attendees list and the questions from the Webinar are available.

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 inot your media file application.

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Decision and Orders

For additional background information pertaining to the CPUC Project Viability Calculator please visit the CPUC website at: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/PUC/energy/Renewables/procurement.htm

California Energy Commission (CEC) Guidebooks

The latest California Energy Commission guidebooks (Renewables Portfolio Standard Eligibility and the RPS Eligibility) are available and downloadable California Energy Commission website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

For information or questions about PG&E 2013 Renewables RFO
E-Mail to: RenewableRFO@pge.com