2023 PCIA RPS Short-Term Market Offer

Pacific Gas and Electric ("PG&E") is conducting this solicitation in compliance with Decision ("D") 22-11-021 issued on November 17, 2022. D.22-11-021 orders PG&E to offer its remaining Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) energy and/or Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) from contracts with terms of less than 10 years remaining from the start date of market offer deliveries in PG&E's PCIA-eligible RPS that remains following PG&E's Voluntary Allocation process.

Based on PG&E's 2023 ERRA Forecast Fall Update from October 2022, PG&E has provided monthly volume estimates for Products offered as one of the Additional Documents below. Please note that actual delivery volumes are not guaranteed for these products. The actual volumes and/or resources delivered may be subject to change.

Targeted Schedule

All times are in Pacific Time (PT)

All times are in Pacific Time (PT)

EventDate/Time (PT)

Participants may register online at PG&E’s RFO website to receive notices regarding the solicitation.


PG&E issues the solicitation.

January 9, 2023

Participants' Webinar

Janaury 12, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.

Bids Due. Bid(s) must be submitted to the online platform at Power Advocate.

January 20, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

PG&E notifies qualified Participants.

February 16, 2023

PG&E and qualified Participants execute an Agreement, which shall be subject to “CPUC Approval,” as provided in the Agreement.

March 2023

PG&E submits Agreements for CPUC Approval.

March 2023

Power Advocate Instructions and Registration

All Participants interested in submitting a bid package will need to pre-register with Power Advocate before submitting a bid into the solicitation using the link below:
2023 PCIA RPS Short-term Market Offer Solicitation
Power Advocate Instructions (PDF, 318 KB)

Solicitation Materials

Participants must meet the criteria established in PG&E's Solicitation Protocol in order to submit bids. As a requirement to participate, Participants must submit the completed Bid Form(s) in accordance with the solicitation timeline. The Bid Form is a highlighted Word document of the EEI Master Agreement Confirmation. Submission of Participant Attestations and executed Confidentiality Agreement are also required as part of the bid package. Additionally, all other required bid package documents are listed below.

Additional Documents

Participants' Webinar

PG&E along with other California Investor Owned Utilities hosted a Participants' webinar/bidders conference for the 2023 PCIA RPS Short-Term Market Offer on January 12, 2023 from 10:30 am to 12:00 p.m. (PT). The Webinar presentation, audio, and Q&A is posted below.

Contact Information

For information or questions about 2023 PCIA RPS Short-Term Market Offer, email PCIAVAMO@pge.com with a copy to the Independent Evaluator, Lewis Hashimoto at arroyosecoconsulting@gmail.com.

To receive notices about this solicitation and to be added to PG&E's RFO Distribution List, visit the Distribution List Form.


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 2 business days.