This page contains information about current energy prices and special programs offered to independent power producers, including Qualifying Facilities (QFs).
The wholesale electric power procurement website offers additional information on the Competitive Solicitation Program and the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)-eligible Renewable Feed-in Tariffs.
On December 22, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved PG&E’s pro forma Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to make available to eligible QFs of 20 megawatts (MWs) or less seeking to sell electricity to PG&E under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). For additional information, please submit inquiries to QualifyingFacilities@pge.com.
The CPUC approved the QF/CHP Settlement Agreement in December 2010. The Agreement became effective on November 23, 2011 and the Settlement Agreement Term ended on December 31, 2020. The availability of the Settlement contract ended when the Settlement term expired. All QFs interested in selling electricity to PG&E under PURPA should inquire about PG&E’s new pro forma PURPA Standard Offer Contract, listed above.
Additional information about the program Settlement is located on the QF/CHP Settlement Web page. Visit PG&E's Qualifying Facility and Combined Heat and Power Procurement Program
Registered power providers, including QFs, can post using the interactive pages on the Power Procurement Information Center.
The information includes:
Outage data collected on the Power Procurement Information Center is forwarded to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) through CAISO's scheduling and logging for the ISO of California (SLIC) reporting application.
SLIC uses the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Standard Generator Availability Data System (GADS) cause codes to identify reasons for generator curtailments and/or outages. Get the NERC GADS codes and enter the correct code in the SLIC outage comments field with data related to the outage. Download NERC GADS codes (XLS, 18 KB).
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