September 2018 Bundled RPS Energy Sale Solicitation

PG&E is conducting a solicitation to sell bundled Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) – eligible energy and corresponding Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) generated during calendar years 2019 and 2020 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.

September 20, 2018

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

September 27, 2018 at 1:00 PM

PG&E notifies qualified Bidders.

October 4, 2018

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

October 19, 2018

PG&E submits Agreements for CPUC Approval.

No later than 60 days after execution.

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 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 the September 2018 RPS Energy Sale Solicitation, email with a copy to the Independent Evaluator, Lewis Hashimoto at


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