2013 Resource Adequacy Solicitation

Update - 8/30/2012

Question & Answer document posted

View Q&A Document (pdf)

SDG&E is issuing this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to solicit Bids and Offers involving Resource Adequacy (“RA”) capacity including Local San Diego RA, System RA, and Local-for-System swaps.  By replying to this RFP Respondents are bound by its terms.

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.

Products Solicited

Respondents may submit proposals for any or all of the below RA Products.  The three products listed below are what SDG&E is seeking:

Product OS – Offers to sell System RA

Product BL – Bids to buy San Diego Local RA

Product SW – Proposals with a Local RA for System RA Swap

More detailed information about this RFP, its requirements, and these Products, including the time periods during which these Products are sought, is contained in the RFP Description document which is available through this link: RFP Description (pdf)

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 Template (xls)

Confirmation Template (docx)

RFP Communication

All questions or other communications regarding this Resource Adequacy RFP should be submitted via email to 2013rarfp@semprautilities.com with a CC to waynejoliver@aol.com (Independent Evaluator).  Questions and their answers will be posted on this website anonymously soon after receipt.

RFP Announcements

Respondents are encouraged to check this RFP Website periodically for updates, notices, and postings.  SDG&E will post all solicitation announcements, including scheduling changes or RFP amendments to this website.

Submitting Proposals

Proposals should be submitted via email in accordance with the instructions contained in the RFP Description document, available above.  All proposals must be submitted no later than 4pm PPT (Pacific Prevailing Time) on September 5, 2012 to 2013rarfp@semprautilities.com with a CC to waynejoliver@aol.com (Independent Evaluator).  Please note that no late bids will be accepted.

Contact Information

To be added to future RFP distribution lists, please email your interest to rfo@semprautilities.com.

  • RFP Schedule

    The following schedule and deadlines apply to this RFP. SDG&E reserves the right to revise this schedule at anytime 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.

    SDG&E issues Request for ProposalsAug 17, 2012
    Deadline to submit clarifying questionsAug 29, 2012
    Deadline for submitting RFP ProposalsSep 5, 2012
    Short List notified (pending PRG review)Sep 21, 2012
    RA Confirmation negotiationsSep 22 - Oct 16
    RA Confirmation executedOct 17, 2012
    2013 Annual RA showing filing deadlineOct 31, 2012