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.

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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

March 31, 2022

Participant's Webinar

April 7, 2022  10:00am PST

Bids Due

May 6, 2022  1:00pm PST

PG&E Notifies Qualified Participants

June 3, 2022

Participant Submittal of Signed PPA

June 10, 2022

PG&E and Counterparty Sign Agreement

July 8, 2022

PG&E Submits Advice Letter

August 2022

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 2022 PG&E Solar Choice Solicitation - Power Advocate (Event ID: 132567)

Power Advocate Instructions (PDF, 293 KB)

Participants' Webinar

PG&E will host a joint Participants' Webinar with the Spring 2022 Regional Renewable Choice RFO on Thursday, April 7 which will provide an overview of the Spring 2022 PG&E Solar Choice Solicitation. A PDF version of the webinar deck along with a MP3 audio of the webinar will be available below:

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