2018 Bundled RPS Energy Sale Solicitation

PG&E is conducting a solicitation to sell Portfolio Content Category 1 (PCC 1) bundled Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) – eligible energy and corresponding Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) generated during 2018 through 2022 pursuant to a confirmation.


The solicitation complies with PG&E's 2017 RPS Plan which was approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in Decision 17-12-007.


Targeted Schedule

All times are in Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT)

All times are in Pacific Prevailing Time (PPT)

EventDate/Time (PPT)

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


PG&E issues the solicitation.

February 13, 2018

Participants' Webinar

February 21, 2018 at 11:00 A.M.

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

February 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM

PG&E notifies qualified Bidders.

March 6, 2018

PG&E and qualified Bidders complete negotiation of an Agreement, which shall be subject to “CPUC Approval,” as provided in the Agreement.

March 23, 2018

PG&E submits Agreements for CPUC Approval.

No later than 60 days after execution.

Participants' Webinar

PG&E hosted a Participants' Webinar for the 2018 Bundled RPS Energy Sale on February 21, 2018 from 11 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. (PPT). The presentation of this event, along with the audio file is available now. If the audio portion of the Participants' Webinar does not open in your browser, you will need to open the Windows Media Player and copy the URL into your media file application.


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:



Solicitation Protocol, PG&E EEI Master Agreement, and Bid Form

Buyers must meet the criteria established in PG&E's Solicitation Protocol in order to submit bids for the purchase of PCC 1 bundled RPS-eligible energy and RECs from PG&E. As a requirement to participate, Buyers must submit a completed Bid Form in accordance with the solicitation timeline. If Buyers propose edits to the form of Agreement, those edits must be included at submission of Bid.

Contact Information


For information or questions about 2018 Renewable Energy Sale Solicitation, email RECSolicitations@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 Distribution List Form