2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale Request for Proposal (RFP)

Latest News & Update

Respondents are encouraged to check the RFP Website periodically for updates, notices, and postings. SDG&E, at its sole discretion, pursuant to orders from the CPUC, may change the terms, requirements and schedule of this solicitation. Respondents should monitor the RFP Website for announcements regarding any updates or changes including posted questions & answers. SDG&E will post all solicitation announcements, including scheduling changes or RFP amendments to this website. In particular, check the RFP website for posting of answers to submitted questions.

  • 09/19/2019 – Launched!
  • 10/11/2019 - FAQs

Key RFP Documents

This website provides an overview of the market solicitation. Respondents must read the RFP Protocols document to fully understand all aspects of this RFP.

SDG&E’s version of the 2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale RFP Purchase Agreement (PA). To be clear, Offerors do not need to submit this with their Offer, it is for informational purposes only at this point in the process. For each Shortlisted Offer, SDG&E intends to send the Offeror a redlined version for execution.

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RFP Protocols
RFP Protocols
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RPS REC Sale RFP PA
RPS REC Sale RFP PA

Overview and History

As authorized by D.18-12-003, SDG&E is issuing this RFP seeking proposals from third parties (“Respondents”) who are interested in purchasing bundled energy products from an eligible renewable resource under contract with SDG&E (“Resources”). By responding, Respondents are bound by the terms and conditions of this RFP. Energy products are derived from a BioRAM Resource that meets the California Renewables Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) eligibility criteria set forth by the California Energy Commission (“CEC”). This RFP solicits bids from financial institutions, energy service providers, utilities, municipal utilities, industrial end users, wholesale power marketers, and any other entity that would have a need to purchase bundled energy products.

Table 1 - Acceptable Product Types

 

Product Types:

Bundled Energy

Minimum Term: 1  year
Maximum Term: 5 years
Delivery Start Date: Start no earlier than January 2020
Point of Delivery: NP-15 EZ Gen Hub
Min Total Contract Volume 10,000 MWh (As Available)
Max Total Contract Volume

2020: 70,000 MWh (As Available)

2021-2024: 175,000 MWh (As Available)

Non-Binding Schedule for the 2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale RFP

The following schedule and deadlines apply to this RFP. 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 updated schedules and possible amendments to the RFP or the solicitation process.

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Event

Date

1

Launch 2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale RFP

9/19

2

Deadline to submit any questions

10/4

3

RFP offer package due no later than 12 pm PPT on this date

10/21

4

SDG&E notifies winning Bidder(s)

11/5

6

All contracts are executed

11/26

Contact Information

All questions or other communications regarding this 2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale RFP MUST be submitted via email to BOTH [email protected] with a CC to [email protected] (Independent Evaluator).

All questions and their answers will be posted publicly on this website anonymously soon after receipt. We cannot respond directly to or confidentially to any questions.

Registration and Submission Information

The RFP and all subsequent revisions and documents are available for download from the RFP Website. Potential Offerors are responsible for monitoring the RFP Website for subsequent updates, notices and postings.

Offerors must submit bids into the 2019 BioRAM RPS REC Sale RFP event on the PowerAdvocate® website. Offerors intending to submit an Offer but who do not yet have an existing account with PowerAdvocate® must first register to create a username/password to receive access to the event. Please review the RFP protocols for more information.

Please note that no late bids will be accepted.

Participation from Diverse Business Enterprises

SDG&E encourages Diverse Business Enterprises (“DBEs”), “Women-Owned Businesses” or “Minority-Owned Businesses” or “Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises” as defined in G.O. 156, to participate in this RPS REC Sale RFP.

Furthermore, SDG&E encourages developers to utilize DBEs during various stages of project development and construction. As a part of G.O. 156, SDG&E will require developers to identify and verify their DBE contractor/subcontractor spending if any.

Additional information on SDG&E’s DBE program and utilizing DBEs can be found at:

Furthermore, SDG&E encourages developers to utilize DBEs during various stages of project development and construction. As a part of G.O. 156, SDG&E will require developers to identify and verify their DBE contractor/subcontractor spending if any.

Additional information on SDG&E’s DBE program and utilizing DBEs can be found at:

http://www.sempra.com/about/supplier-diversity/
http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/puc/supplierdiversity/

SDG&E’s DBE Program representatives will provide a presentation during the bidders’ outreach event.  DBEs can request additional information by contacting SDG&E at [email protected].

 

Solicitation Submittal Documents

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Offer Form
Offer Form
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Credit Application
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Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions