System Reliability RFO - Distributed Generation Microgrid Services Phase


PG&E is issuing the System Reliability Request for Offers in the intial phase seeking offers to procure energy resources, to provide Distributed Generation Enabled Microgrid Services ("DGEMS").  PG&E is seeking DGEMS projects with a preferred online date of June 1, 2020 and no later than September 1, 2020.  Procurement in the RFO will qualify towards minimum procurement requirement of 716.9 MW per the California Public Utilities Commission ("CPUC") Decision D.19-11-016.

System Reliability RFO - DGEMS Phase Proposed Schedule


PG&E Issues RFO

December 11, 2019

Participants' Webinar

December 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM (PPT)

Supplemental Solicitation Information Provided

December 2019 - January 2020

Deadline for Participants to submit Notice of Intent to PG&E (must be submitted via the online platform Power Advocate)

December 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM (PPT)

Deadline for Participants to submit Offers (must be submitted via the online platform Power Advocate)

January 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM (PPT)

PG&E notifies selected Participants of their Qualified Offer(s)

Q1 2020

PG&E submits Agreemeents for CPUC and Bankruptcy Court Approvals

Q2 2020

Solicitation Materials

Power Advocate Registration and Instructions


All Participants will need to register with Power Advocate using the link below to gain access to the Data Room and to submit a bid into the solicitation:

System Reliability RFO - DGEMS Phase - Notice of Intent Submittal (Event ID: 99884)

Power Advocate Instructions (PDF, 293 KB)

Participants' Webinar


PG&E hosted a Participants' Webinar on Friday Decmeber 13th which provided an overview of the System Reliability RFO - DGEMS Phase.  The webinar presentation, audio file, and the Q&A are available below.

Contact Information

For information or questions on the System Reliability RFO, email with a copy to the Independent Evaluator, Wayne Oliver at


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