2020-2022 Local Resource Adequacy Solicitation

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  • 4/5/2019 - RFP Re-Launched

San Diego Gas & Electric Company (“SDG&E”) seeks to purchase Local Resource Adequacy (“RA”) capacity products with load serving entities, marketers and generators (“Respondents”) to assist in optimizing its RA portfolio.  It is the intention of this solicitation to minimize the procurement cost impact for ratepayers while also meeting SDG&E’s Resource Adequacy Requirement (“RAR”).

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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Local RA RFP Protocols
Local RA RFP Protocols

Products Solicited

Respondents may submit proposals for any or all of the below RA-related Products. 

Product ID



Local SD-IV– without Flex; with Flex Category 1, 2, or 3
 SDG&E Buys Local SD-IV RA (Calendar, Quarterly, Monthly, Daily)

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.





Re Launch RFP



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



SDG&E Notifies Offerors of selection



Shortlisted bidders notify IOUs of acceptance/rejection



All contracts are executed


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.