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2018 Resource Adequacy (RA) Request for Offers (RFO)

Southern California Edison issues the 2018 Resource Adequacy Request for Offers for eligible Resource Adequacy (RA) Capacity products summarized in the product tables below:

Updated 9/5/2018

Table 1: RA Capacity Product Table, for 2019-2020*

PRODUCTDELIVERY POINTMINIMUM VOLUMEPRICINGCONTRACT DELIVERY PERIODRA AREA ATTRIBUTES
EARLIEST START DATELATEST END DATEDELIVERY PERIOD
Eligible RA Capacity(SCE Buys)CAISO1 MWFlat price
($/kw-month)
01/01/201912/31/2019August
Only
Q3
Year
Round
Local (Big Creek-Ventura and LA Basin) North System South System
01/01/202012/31/2020Q3
Year
Round
Eligible RA Capacity(SCE Sells)CAISO1 MWFlat price
($/kw-month)
01/01/201912/31/2020Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Year
Round
Local (Big Creek-Ventura, LA Basin, San Diego/IV)
Eligible RA Capacity(SCE Buy-Sell)Mutually inclusive SCE Buys and SCE Sells offers with same terms and conditions as above

*SCE is not specifically seeking flexible capacity attributes for this RFO although SCE encourages offerors to include flexible capacity attributes, if available and appropriate and as defined in the SCE Buys RA Confirmation.

Table 2: Import RA Product Table, for 2019-2020

PRODUCTDELIVERY POINTMINIMUM VOLUMEPRICINGCONTRACT DELIVERY PERIOD
EARLIEST START DATELATEST END DATEDELIVERY PERIOD
Import RA (SCE Buys)MALIN500 (COB) NOB_ITC (NOB) PALOVRDE_ITC (PV) MEAD_ITC (MEAD)1 MWFlat price
($/kw-month)
01/01/201912/31/2019August Only Q3 Year Round
01/01/202012/31/2020Q3 Year Round

Table 3: Import Capability Transfers (“Import Allocation Rights”) Product Table, for 2019

PRODUCTDELIVERY POINTMINIMUM VOLUMEPRICINGCONTRACT DELIVERY PERIOD 
EARLIEST START DATELATEST END DATEDELIVERY PERIOD 
Import Capability Transfers (SCE Buys)MALIN500 (COB) NOB_ITC (NOB) PALOVRDE_ITC (PV) MEAD_ITC (MEAD)1 MWFlat price
($/kw-month)
01/01/201912/31/2019Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
 
Import Capability Transfers (SCE Sells)MALIN500 (COB)NOB_ITC (NOB)PALOVRDE_ITC (PV)MEAD_ITC (MEAD)1 MWFlat price
($/kw-month)
01/01/201912/31/2019Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
 
Import Capability Transfers (SCE Buys-SellsMutually inclusive SCE Buys and SCE Sells offers with same terms and conditions as above

Table 4: Firm Energy Imports Product Table, for 2019

PRODUCTDELIVERY POINTMINIMUM VOLUMEPRICINGCONTRACT DELIVERY PERIOD
EARLIEST START DATELATEST END DATEDELIVERY PERIOD
Firm Energy Imports (SCE Buys)MALIN500 (COB) NOB_ITC (NOB) PALOVRDE_ITC (PV) MEAD_ITC (MEAD) SP15 (TH_SP15_GEN-APND)25 MWIndex based on CAISO DA LMP at CAISO Intertie
($/MWh)
01/01/201912/31/2019August
Only
Q3
Year
Round

Complete requirements to participate and a schedule of required submittals are contained in the RFO Instructions below.

RFO Bidders' Conference Call

SCE will host a Bidder’s Conference Call on August 2, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. PPT to 11:00a.m. PPT to discuss the RFO process with Respondents.

Presentation

Webinar Recording: 

MP3 file

2018 Eligible RA Capacity RFO Schedule

TIMELINEEVENT
October 5, 2018Deadline to Complete Negotiations:
Negotiations complete on Enabling Agreements (if applicable), Guaranty (if applicable, Exhibit F) and RA and/or Energy Confirmations (Exhibits B, C, D, E).
October 9, 2018 (12:00 p.m. PPT) ("Commercial Lockdown”)Deadline to finalize Offer forms:
All inputs to the Offer Form must be submitted and cannot be further changed, except for binding final pricing
October 9, 2018 (12:00 p.m. PPT) (the “Final Offer Deadline”)Deadline to Submit Final Offers:
Respondents submit their binding final pricing in the Offer Form.
October 18, 2018SCE to Notify Respondents of Final Results:
SCE notifies Respondents on Final Offer acceptance/rejection.
October 26, 2018Deadline to Execute Final Confirmations and Enabling Agreements (if applicable)

SCE reserves the right to revise this schedule at any time and in SCE's sole discretion. Respondents are responsible for monitoring the RFO Website for updates and possible amendments to the RFO, the RFO Instructions or the solicitation process.

Frequently Asked Questions & Contact

2018 SCE RA RFO Questions & Answers (*upcoming*)

Additional questions about the 2018 Eligible RA Capacity RFO requirements and process should be addressed to RFO@sce.com (with the IE cc’d at waynejoliver26@gmail.com and kjoliver33@gmail.com). Questions of a general nature will be posted on this website as appropriate.

SCE Contacts for this RFO are:

Justin Dillon justin.dillon@sce.com
Kevin Seeto kevin.seeto@sce.com

Expose as Block
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