2014 Resource Adequacy Solicitation
NEWS & UPDATES - 9/13/13
Thank you for your robust participation in SDG&E’s 2014 RA RFP.
We are evaluating the proposals and will be contacting participants by September 17th.
Note: there will not be a general announcement of shortlisted proposals but someone will contact you individually one way or another.
SDG&E is issuing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to solicit Bids and Offers involving Resource Adequacy (“RA”) capacity including Local San Diego-IV RA, System RA, Local-for-System swaps, NP-15 for SP-15 swaps, as well as Import RA and Import Allocations. By replying to this RFP Respondents are bound by its terms.
This website provides an overview of the market solicitation. Respondents are strongly encouraged to download the RFP Description document, available below, to fully understand all aspects of this RFP.
Respondents may submit proposals for any or all of the below RA-related Products.
|Product ID||Bid||Product ID||Offer|
SDG&E sells System RA (NP-15 or SP-15)
SDG&E buys System RA (NP-15 or SP-15)
SDG&E sells Local SD-IV RA
SDG&E buys Local SD-IV RA
|3a||System RA Swap
NP-15 System RA for SP-15 System RA Swap
SDG&E sells System NP-15 RA | SDG&E buys System SP-15 RA
|3b||System RA Swap
SP-15 System RA for NP-15 System RA Swap
SDG&E buys System NP-15 RA | SDG&E sells System SP-15 RA
|4a||Local for System RA Swap
Local SD-IV for System (NP-15 or SP-15)
SDG&E sells System SD-IV RA | SDG&E buys System RA (NP-15 or SP-15)
|4b||Intentionally Left Blank|
|5a||Intentionally Left Blank||5b||Import RA
RA sold at select intertie scheduling points / Branch Groups*
SDG&E buys import RA
|6a||Intentionally Left Blank||6b||Bilateral CAISO RA Import Allocation Transfer
Import allocatios sold at Intertie Scheduling Points / Branch Groups
SDG&E buys Import Allocations
|*SDG&E has intertie RA import allocations at the following Scheduling Points: MALIN500, MEAD230, NOB, PVWEST, and WESTWING500 which may be used to facilitate import-RA transactions
Respondents may offer Import RA at other intertie points if import allocations at those locations are included in the proposal.
More detailed information about this RFP, its requirements, and these Products is contained in the RFP Description document which is available through this link: RFP Description (pdf)
Solicitation Submittal Documents
Participation in this RFP requires the completion of the Proposal Form & the Confirmation Template. These documents are available via the links below. Failure to provide the listed information may result in the proposal being deemed non-conforming and thus may disqualify the proposal from further consideration. Multiple proposals are acceptable.
Credit Application (doc)Although not required as part of the original proposal, any Respondent selected for the shortlist must promptly submit this Credit Application with the required supporting information. You are advised to become familiar with this application and be prepared to timely submit it so as to not slow down your Proposal’s evaluation.
The following are the key deadlines that 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 the RFP website for updated schedules and possible amendments to the RFP or the solicitation process.
|Tuesday, Aug 27||
SDG&E issues Request for Proposals
Wednesday, Sep 4
Pre-bid Conference Call
Thursday, Sep 5
Deadline to submit clarifying questions
Tuesday, Sep 10
Deadline for submitting RFP Proposals
Tuesday, Sep 17
2014 RFP Timeline
SDG&E reserves the right to revise this schedule at any time and in SDG&E’s sole discretion. Respondents are responsible for monitoring the RFP Website for updates and possible amendments to the RFP or the solicitation process.
ALL questions or other communications regarding this Resource Adequacy RFP should be submitted via email to [email protected] with a CC to [email protected] (Independent Evaluator). Questions and their answers will be posted on this website anonymously soon after receipt.
Respondents are encouraged to check this RFP Website periodically for updates, notices, and postings. SDG&E will post all solicitation announcements, including scheduling changes or RFP amendments to this website. In particular, check the RFP website for (i) details on the pre-bid conference call and (ii) posting of answers to submitted questions.
Questions & Answers (Q&A) regarding the RFP are available here: 2014 RA RFP-Q&A.pdf
NOTE: Proposals are due 3PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
NEWS & UPDATES - 9/6/13
Check back for the posting of the Questions & Answers (Q&A) regarding the RFP.
These should be posted by the COB Friday, September 6, 2013.
SDG&E is offering an RFP Participants’ Conference Call for those considering making a proposal into SDG&E’s RA Request For Proposals (RFP). During this Conference Call we will (i) Have an Anti-Trust Statement read, (ii) study the calendar and timeline, (iii) review the RFP process including Proposal Forms, (iv) discuss the products requested, and (v) address any questions you may have. This will be a dial-in conference call only and you are welcomed to join us, however, participation in the Conference Call is not mandatory for those ultimately submitting a proposal – but it may make your life a bit easier!
SDG&E 2014 RA RFP Participants’ Conference Call
When: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PPT
Phone: (800) 423-1988 Pass Code: 1622443
Please note that an SDG&E attorney and the Independent Evaluator will be present on the call.
Proposals should be submitted via email in accordance with the instructions contained in the RFP Description document, available above. All proposals must be submitted no later than 3pm PPT (Pacific Prevailing Time) on September 10, 2013 to [email protected] with a CC to [email protected] (Independent Evaluator). Please note that no late bids will be accepted.
Questions and Answers
There are no questions at this time.
To be added to future RFP distribution lists, please email your interest to [email protected].