SDG&E® is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit qualified parties to form SDG&E’s pool of Independent Evaluators (IE) for 2013-2014. By responding, Respondents are bound by the terms of this RFP.
Complete requirements to participate, including a schedule of required submittals, are contained in the RFP Instructions below.
Update 8/3012 -
We have not received any questions on the current RFP. A Q&A document will be posted as soon as questions are submitted.
Respondents may submit their offers to this solicitation by submitting the forms listed below. Failure to provide the listed information may result in a non-conforming proposal and may disqualify the proposal from further consideration.
Appendix 1 – Declaration Regarding Conflict of Interest. (doc)
Appendix 2 - Standard Service Agreement. (doc)
Appendix 3 - Independent Evaluator Questionnaire. (doc)
Certificate of Insurance to reflect adherence to SDG&E’s Insurance Requirements.
|1||IE request for proposals issued||Aug 7, 2012|
|2||Deadline to submit questions||Aug 16, 2012 5p.m. local prevailing time|
|3||Deadline to submit complete proposal package by e-mail and USB thumb drive or one CD (e-binder)||Aug 24, 2012|
12p.m. local prevailing time
|4||SDG&E to review proposals, follow-up with questions to respondents and rank all proposals||Sept 12, 2012|
|5||SDG&E's preliminary recommendations sent to the PRG||Sept 21, 2012|
|6||PRG interviews respondents identified in step 5||Sept 28, 2012|
|7||SDG&E works with PRG and ED to finalize selections||Oct 19, 2012|
|8||Notify successful respondents||Oct 24, 2012|
|9||Send appreciation notices to unsuccessful respondents||Nov 2, 2012|
|10||Send request to the director of the ED for approval of SDG&E's IE pool for 2012-2014||Nov 5, 2012|
|11||Anticipated CPUC approval||Dec 2012|
The following schedule and deadlines apply to this RFP. SDG&E reserves the right to revise this schedule at anytime and at SDG&E’s sole discretion. Respondents are responsible for accessing this RFP website for updated schedules and possible amendments to the RFP or the solicitation process.
All questions or other communications regarding this RFP should be submitted via e-mail to DRay@semprautilities.com. All questions and answers will be posted on this website anonymously. SDG&E will not accept questions or comments in any other form. Respondents are encouraged to check this RFP Website periodically for updates, notices, and postings.
Please check this webpage periodically as SDG&E will post all solicitation announcements, including scheduling changes or RFP amendments.
Respondents may submit proposals to this solicitation by emailing the forms listed below.
Appendix 1 – Declaration Regarding Conflict of Interest
Appendix 2 - Standard Service Agreement. This RFP is subject to the attached Standard Service Agreement. Any exceptions to these terms must be specifically objected to by “redlining” each article and providing alternative language in your response. Failure to address said exceptions in the Proposal at this time shall be deemed a waiver of right to take exceptions and as an acceptance of all said Terms and Conditions at time of award.
Appendix 3 - Independent Evaluator Questionnaire. Please enter your responses directly into Appendix C.
Certificate of Insurance to reflect adherence to SDG&E’s Insurance Requirements as stated in Article 14 of SDG&E’s Standard Services Agreement.
All offer materials and information submitted shall be subject to the confidentiality provisions of this RFP.
Proposals shall clearly demonstrate compliance with all requirements in this RFP and shall include a cover letter signed by an authorized representative.
Please email your electronic response toDRay@semprautilities.com. Respondents shall also submit E-Binder (thumb drive or CD) of the Proposal by the deadline date indicated in the schedule to the following representative:
San Diego Gas & Electric Company
Attn: David Ray, Contracting Agent
8315 Century Park Court, CP-22D
San Diego, CA 92123-1548