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, 1.9 MB).

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.

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Proposed Schedule


Solicitation Launch

May 3, 2021

Participant's Webinar

May 13, 2021  10:00am PST

Bids Due

June 4, 2021  1:00pm PST

PG&E Notifies Qualified Participants

July 9, 2021

Participant Submittal of Signed PPA

July 16, 2021

PG&E and Counterparty Sign Agreement

August 13, 2021

PG&E Submits Advice Letter

Mid-September 2021

Power Advocate Registration and Instructions


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

Spring 2021 PG&E Solar Choice Solicitation - Power Advocate (Event ID: 115188)

Power Advocate Instructions (PDF, 293 KB)

Participants' Webinar

PG&E hosted a Participants' Webinar on Thursday, May 13th which provided an overview of the Spring 2021 PG&E Solar Choice Solicitation. A PDF version of the webinar deck along with a MP3 audio of the webinar is available below:

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