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2022 Demand Response Auction Mechanism ("DRAM 7") RFO


In accordance with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) staff proposal in the demand response (DR) OIR (R.13-09-011), Southern California Edison (“SCE”) is issuing this Request for Offers (referred to herein as the “RFO” or “2022 DRAM RFO”) to solicit offers (“Offers”) from Sellers (“Offerors”) providing 2022 Demand Response Resource Adequacy (RA) resources to SCE under a standard, non-negotiable purchase agreement (“DRAM PA” or “PA”) for execution in accordance with the 2022 DRAM RFO Participant Instructions (“RFO Instructions”).

On December 19, 2019, The CPUC issued Decision D.19-12-040 requiring an additional auction for 2022 Delivery for DRAM. This RFO solicits offers to sell System RA, Local RA, and Flexible RA.

2022 DRAM RFO Schedule


Event Date/Time
2022 DRAM RFO Launch Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Pre-Bid Web Conference Monday, March 1, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm PPT
Offer Submittal Deadline Friday, March 12, 2021
11:59am PPT
Offeror deadline to clear Offer non-conformances (“Cure Deadline”) Monday, March 29, 2021
4:00pm PPT
SCE Notification of award Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Deadline for signed contracts from Sellers Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Advice Letter Filing for CPUC contract approval Friday, May 28, 2021


DRAM 7 RFO Launch Webinar

When: Thursday, March 1st, 2021 at 10 am – 12 pm Pacific Prevailing Time
How: Participants can join the event directly at the link provided below.

Join the March 1st webinar

DRAM 2022 Bidder’s Conference Presentation

Bidder’s Conference audio recording

Participating in DRAM 7

Are you registered for Power Advocate?

All participants interested in submitting Offers into the RFO will need to pre-register with Power Advocate. Participants who do not yet have an existing Power Advocate account must first register to create a username and password with Power Advocate to receive access to the RFO materials.

Accessing DRAM 7 in Power Advocate:

Users with an existing Power Advocate account may request access using the Website by searching for Event # 111604. To register and request access to the event:

For additional information on registering, click here.

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