2019 Clean Energy RFO (Request for Offers)
Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is now soliciting offers for clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). Ascend Analytics (Ascend) is administering this Request for Offers (RFO) process on behalf of CPA. Bid submissions are due on November 22, 2019 by 5:00PM PST.
Please visit the RFO website for all RFO documents and Bidder registration.
The solicitation will include two tracks for 15-year PPAs:
Utility-Scale Track: RPS-eligible generation and RPS + Storage projects, 10 MW - 400 MW in size. Projects in this track must have a commercial operation date no later than the end of 2023.
Distributed Track: RPS-eligible generation, RPS + Storage, and Standalone Storage projects, 500 kW – 10 MW in size and located within Los Angeles or Ventura counties. This track will include only front-of-meter projects, and projects must have a commercial operation date no later than the end of 2024.
Projects will be evaluated on a combination of quantitative and qualitative factors that include economic value, development risk, workforce development, environmental stewardship, benefits to Disadvantaged Communities, and project location.
Bidder Webinar to discuss the RFO process
Deadline to submit questions
Q&A responses posted to the RFO website
Bidders notified of Shortlist status
Contract negotiations under exclusivity and award
October 22, 2019
October 30, 2019 at 11:00AM PST
November 1, 2019
November 11, 2019
November 22, 2019 at 5:00PM PST
January - February 2020
January – June 2020
The full RFO is available for download on the RFO Website, which includes the following documents:
2019 Clean Energy RFO Protocol
Submission Instructions for 2019 CPA Clean Energy RFO
Offer Form Template - Clean Energy RFO_distributed
Offer Form Template - Clean EnergyRFO_utility scale
CPA RPS PPA
CPA RPS Plus Storage PPA
CPA Energy Storage Agreement
CPA NDA Agreement
CPA Vendor Campaign Contribution Disclosure Form
CPA Exclusivity Agreement