2021-2023 Resource Adequacy Solicitation

Latest News & Update

  • 6/22/2020 - Q&A Update
  • 6/15/2020 - RFP Launch date

San Diego Gas & Electric Company (“SDG&E”) seeks to sell 2021, 2022 and 2023 Local Resource Adequacy (“RA”) and 2021 System RA capacity products with load serving entities, marketers and generators (“Respondents”). 

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.

RA RFP Protocols Document  (pdf)


Products Solicited

Product ID



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


System– without Flex; with Flex Category 1, 2, or 3
 SDG&E Sells System (Calendar, Quarterly, Monthly)


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.

Proposal Form (xls)

Confirmation Template (doc)

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.


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.


Action Item

Due Date


Launch RFP



Deadline to submit any questions



Answers to questions will be posted


4.  Offer package due no later than 12 p.m. PPT on this date Thu-Jul-02
5.  SDG&E Notifies Offerors of selection Mon-Sep-14
6. 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] and [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.