Renewable & Alternative Power
SCE is issuing its Fall 2011 QF Fixed-Price Request for Offers (RFO) to solicit offers from respondents seeking to change the energy price within their existing Qualifying Facility Power Purchase Agreements (QF PPA) from SRAC to a fixed price by entering into Fixed Energy Price Agreements.
Product, Term, And Quantity
|NOTIONAL QUANTITY||CONTRACT TERM & FIXED-ENERGY PRICE AGREEMENT TERM|
|START DATE||END DATE||FIXED-ENERGY PRICE AGREEMENT TERM|
|Up to TBD GWH||May 1, 2012||December 31, 2012||8 Months|
|Up to 4,185 GWH||January 1, 2013||December 31, 2013||12 Months|
|Up to 3,323 GWH||January 1, 2013||December 31, 2014||24 Months|
|Up to 1,934 GWH||January 1, 2013||December 31, 2015||36 Months|
|Milestone||Date||Day & Time||Description|
|Launch||October 13||Thursday||Documents posted for launch|
|Respondent Webex/Conference Call||October 20||Thursday
2 PM PPT
|Participation instructions posted below|
|Submission of Notice of Intent||October 27||Thursday
5 PM PPT
|Respondents interested in participating in this RFO must submit to SCE and the Independent Evaluator (the “Independent Evaluator”) a completed Notice of Intent to Offer (Attachment A) in accordance with Article Six and Article Seven.|
|Submission of Pre-Qualification Documents||November 3||Thursday
5 PM PPT
Respondents must submit to SCE, in electronic format, the following documents: (1) draft Fixed Energy Price Agreement (Attachment B), and (2) indicative Offer Template (Attachment C)
Respondents who fail to submit these materials by the stated time will be disqualified from participation in this RFO.
|Finalize Documents||November 30||Wednesday
5 PM PPT
|Respondents must complete negotiations and come to final agreement on terms with SCE regarding the Fixed Energy Price Agreement (Attachment B)|
|Submission of Final Qualification Documents
Final Offer Submission
10 AM PPT
Respondents must submit to SCE and the Independent Evaluator, in electronic format, (1) the final Fixed Energy Price Agreement (Attachment B), and (2) binding final Offer Template (Attachment C).
Respondents who fail to submit this material by the stated time will be disqualified from participation in this RFO. Final Offer will become binding on December 5, 2011 at 10 AM through the Notification of Successful Offer period, unless otherwise withdrawn beforehand.
|Notification of Successful Offer||December 9||Friday
10 AM PPT
SCE will contact successful Qualified Respondents that their Offer has been selected.
Fixed Energy Price Agreement will be effective after it has Regulatory Approval.
Please see QF Fixed-Price RFO Instuctions (PDF) for additional details. All references pertain to the QF Fixed-Price RFO Instructions.
SCE will only consider all timely Offers from respondents who (1) have a current and effective QF PPA whose term covers the proposed fixed-price period, and (2) be a Non-Gas QF Resource. Respondents on extension agreements pursuant to CPUC Decision No. 07-09-040 are not eligible to participate in this RFO. Please review the RFO Instruction for a full description of the Eligibility Requirements.
Bidder's Web Conference Call
Southern California Edison Company hosted a web conference regarding the QF Fixed-Price RFO on October 20, 2011.
QF Fixed-Price RFO Documents
- QF Fixed-Price RFO Instructions (PDF)
- Attachment A – Notice of Intent to Offer (Word)
- Attachment B – Pro Forma Fixed-Price Agreement (Word)
- Attachment C – Offer Template (Excel)
- Zip file containing all above documents (Zip file)
Questions And Frequently Asked Questions
Questions about the QF Fixed-Price RFO requirements and process should be addressed toFixedPriceRFO@sce.com. Questions of a general nature will be posted on this website as appropriate. View the Fixed Price RFO Q&A (PDF) .
Should you have any questions regarding this RFO, please email FixedPriceRFO@sce.com or contact Benny Wu at (626) 302-3230, Dahlia Siegel at (626) 302-2515, or Gerry Torribio at (626) 302-9669.