2019-2024 Tree Mortality Non-Bypassable Charge Resource Adequacy Sale

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  • 8/27/2019 - FAQs are now available 
  • 8/20/2019 –2019-2024 HLP RA RFP Launched

San Diego Gas & Electric Company (“SDG&E”) is issuing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) seeking to sell Resource Adequacy (“RA”) capacity products from HL Power and Owner HL Partners, LP Project (“HLP” or “Project”), to minimize the procurement cost impact for ratepayers pursuant to Decision (D.) 18-12-003.  Any transaction resulting from this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) will become effective only after full execution of a negotiated contract (“Confirmation”) substantially in conformance with the accompanying 2019-2024 HLP RA RFP Confirmation Template (“Confirmation Template” or “Confirm”).

SDG&E welcomes and encourages Diverse Business Enterprises (“DBE”), as defined in G.O. 156[1], to participate in this Resource Adequacy RFP.  SDG&E is seeking to increase opportunities for diverse business entities to compete for SDG&E’s business, through both direct and indirect contracting.  DBEs can request additional information by contacting SDG&E at [email protected]Additional information on SDG&E’s DBE program can be found at:



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.

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2019-2024 HLP RA RFP Protocols
2019-2024 HLP RA RFP Protocols

Products Solicited

Respondents may submit proposals for a calendar year strip, quarterly product, monthly product, or some other range as long as the minimum period is one month. 


Contract Capacity (MW)

Earliest Energy Delivery Date





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.

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Proposal Form
Proposal Form
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Confirmation Template
Confirmation Template
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Credit Application
Credit Application

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.

RFP Schedule

The following are the key deadlines that apply to this RFP. SDG&E reserves the right to revise this schedule at any time 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.





Launch RFP



Deadline to submit any questions



Answers to all Questions will be posted



Offer package due no later than  12 pm PPT on this date



SDG&E Notifies Offerors of selection



All contracts are executed



Frequently Asked Questions

Local attribute is defined by the CAISO as capacity from a resource located within a Local Capacity Area capable of contributing toward the amount of capacity required in a Local Capacity Area.  The  resource is in CAISO system area, therefore, not subject to local capacity.

Yes, bids in the 2019-2024 HLP RA RFP are considered binding and must be effective through September 30, 2019.

No. SDG&E’s contract with the resource does not provide Flex Capacity.

RFP Communication

All questions or other communications regarding this Resource Adequacy RFP must be submitted via email to BOTH [email protected] with a CC to [email protected] (Independent Evaluator). Questions and their answers will be posted on this website anonymously soon after receipt.

RFP Announcements

Respondents are encouraged to check the 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) updates to RFP documents and (ii) posting of answers to submitted questions.

Submitting Proposals

Proposals must be submitted via PowerAdvocate in accordance with the instructions contained in the RFP Protocols. Please note that no late bids will be accepted.