Becoming an SDG&E Energy Service Provider
We provide this information to assist electric suppliers who are interested in providing services in SDG&E’s service territory.
For Electric Service Providers
Overview of Requirements
ESPs that plan to provide Direct Access services in SDG&E’s service territory must enter into an ESP Service Agreement with SDG&E that defines terms and conditions under which an ESP can provide Direct Access services.
Service providers will demonstrate their credit worthiness by one of the following methods.
Credit evaluation - ESPs will have their credit evaluated and current credit rating of Baa2 or higher from Moody’s, BBB, Standard and Poor’s, Fitch, or Duff & Phelps.
Security deposit - The ESP may submit and maintain a cost-based security deposit in lieu of submitting to or being qualified under a creditworthiness evaluation.
Community Choice Aggregation
Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a program that permits cities, counties, and other authorized entities, called Community Choice Aggregators to purchase and/or generate electricity for residents and businesses located within the boundaries of their jurisdiction.
The California Public Utilities Commission established the following set of rules and tariffs that govern the relationship between San Diego Gas & Electric and Community Choice Aggregators.
SDG&E Quarterly and Annual Shareholder Funding Report
For Gas Service Providers
For information about access to SoCalGas Envoy electronic bulletin board, please visit Envoy.
Email Customer Choice at [email protected] about becoming an Energy Service Provider.