If you would like to be on our email list to receive notification of solicitations, please contact us at: procurement@cleanpoweralliance.org. Those interested in contracting with Clean Power Alliance are encouraged to review our Vendor Communications Policy HERE.

Pursuant to Proposition 209, Clean Power Alliance does not give preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin. However, Clean Power Alliance encourages minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, and local businesses to respond to solicitations.

Request for Qualifications

Become a Pre-Qualified Provider

CPA is now soliciting responses to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to become a “Pre-Qualified Provider” (PQP) for a variety of goods and services. The RFQ process is open to anyone who is qualified, and firms within Clean Power Alliance’s service territory are especially encouraged to submit their qualifications.  This RFQ will remain open until an updated RFQ is issued.

Supplier Diversity at CPA

For information regarding CPA’s Ongoing Commitment to Supplier Diversity click below.

Open Contracts

Task Order for Long-Term RFO Support Services For 2024 Clean Energy & Reliability RFO

CPA is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to support CPA’s 2024 solicitation for long-term clean energy, storage, resource adequacy (“RA”) and dispatchable thermal energy contracts including solicitation design, Requests for Offer (“RFO”) administration, and offer evaluation and selection.
 
CPA was accepting written questions to this Task Order until March 15, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found HERE.
 
Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on March 27, 2024. In order to be considered for this Task Order solicitation, Proposers must first have completed CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org with any questions.

Task Order for Technical Evaluation Services for 2024 Clean Energy & Reliability RFO and Support Services for Ongoing Contract Related Issues

CPA is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide technical evaluation of proposals submitted to CPA’s 2024 Clean Energy and Reliability RFO for long-term clean energy, storage, Resource Adequacy and dispatchable thermal energy contracts. For the purposes of this RFO, technical evaluation includes assessment of interconnection, deliverability, congestion, and project feasibility. In addition to the technical evaluation of RFO proposals, CPA seeks ongoing support services for any bilateral Power Purchase Agreements and for contract related issues for executed PPAs. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on May 3, 2024. In order to be considered for this Task Order solicitation, Proposers must first have completed CPA’s PQP RFQ.

Please email CONTRACTING with any questions.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Electrification Energy Advisor Services Addendum No. 2

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to implement an energy advisory services program that will provide comprehensive, customer-facing technical consulting services to CPA customers looking to electrify their residences and/or small businesses.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until March 6, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found HERE.

RFP proposals are due by Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 9:00 AM Pacific Time.

COMING SOON
2024 Clean Energy and Reliability Request for Offers

In early June 2024, Clean Power Alliance (CPA) will be soliciting competitive proposals to meet its portfolio needs and achieve compliance with the various California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Procurement Orders including Mid-Term Reliability, Renewable Portfolio Standards and Resource Adequacy requirements. CPA’s 2024 Clean Energy and Reliability RFO will have multiple product categories and will target resources between 5 MW and 500 MW.

If you would like to receive notification of this solicitations, please contact us at: procurement@cleanpoweralliance.org

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Creative Services Addendum No. 1

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide engaging and effective digital marketing, website, social media support, and creative design services to support its day-to-day communications and marketing operations that enhance CPA’s brand, customer programs, and organizational initiatives.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until April 3, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found in Addendum No. 2.

RFP proposals are due by Friday, April 26, 2024, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Street Teams Support and Activation Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide to provide street teams support and activation services to enhance Clean Power Alliance’s presence at community events.  RFP proposals are due by Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

Closed Contracts Archive

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Building Electrification Assistance Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide technical consulting services for the development of building electrification retrofit plans, including recommendations for electric retrofit measures, equipment, and infrastructure upgrades as needed for CPA’s member agencies.  

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until January 11, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found HERE.

RFP proposals are due by Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 4:00 PM PDT.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Electric Fleet Transition Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide technical consulting services to support the development of zero emission vehicle fleet transition and infrastructure plans for CPA’s member agencies.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until November 30, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found HERE.

RFP proposals are due by Monday, December 18, 2023, at 4:00 PM PDT.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Incentive Management Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to manage rebate applications for a residential battery storage incentive program.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until November 7, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found HERE.

RFP proposals are due by Friday, November 17, 2023, at 4:00 PM PDT.

Task Order for Customer Programs Support Services

CPA is seeking proposals for Customer Programs operational and strategy support services. This will include providing support and strategic guidance to the Customer Programs team and their on-going program implementation, supporting program design and Request for Proposals (“RFP”), along with reviewing processes and recommending improvements. CPA was accepting written questions to this Task Order until July 20, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PDT on August 4, 2023. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first have completed CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org with any questions.

Task Order for Technical Energy Procurement Services

CPA is seeking proposals for technical energy procurement services to support CPA’s 2023 Clean Energy and Reliability Requests for Offer (“RFO”), as well as CPA’s Power Share and Power Ready programs, including RFO administration, offer evaluation, selection, and negotiation. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PDT on July 7, 2023. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first have completed CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org with any questions.

Task Order for Clean Power Alliance Website Maintenance Services

CPA is seeking proposals to help maintain CPA’s website, including daily and regulatory updates, and creation of web pages that reflect CPA’s brand and programs. CPA was accepting written questions to this Task Order until June 23, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PDT on June 30, 2023. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first complete CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org with any questions.

2022 Midterm Reliability RFO (Request for Offers)
CPA is soliciting competitive proposals for resources needed to achieve compliance with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Mid-term Reliability decision. A portion of the new capacity procured must be in the form of Long-Lead Time (LLT) resources, defined in the Decision as long-duration energy storage or firm, zero-emitting generation.
2023 Power Ready RFO (Request for Offers) Solar + Storage for Community Resiliency

Clean Power Alliance of Southern California (CPA) is seeking competitive proposals from qualified and experienced solar and storage installation companies (Proposers) to build, finance, own, operate and maintain behind-the-meter battery energy storage and solar photovoltaic systems at 12 public facilities across Los Angeles County and Ventura County.

2022 DAC-GT and CSGT (Power Share) Request for Offers

Clean Power Alliance is soliciting offers for renewable energy in order to fill its eligible program capacity allocation under the DAC-GT and CS-GT programs, which promote the installation of renewable generation among residential customers in disadvantaged communities.
2021 DAC-GT and CS-GT (Power Share) Request for Offers
Clean Power Alliance is soliciting offers for renewable energy in order to fill its eligible program capacity allocation under the DAC-GT and CS-GT programs, which promote the installation of renewable generation among residential customers in disadvantaged communities.
Task Order for Long-Term RFO Support Services for CPA’s 2022 Mid Term Reliability RFO
CPA is seeking proposals to support its 2022 solicitation for long-term clean energy contracts, including solicitation design, RFO administration, and offer evaluation and selection. Click here for responses to those questions. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PDT on June 21, 2022. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first complete CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org for any questions.
2021 Midterm Reliability RFO (Request for Offers)
Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is soliciting competitive proposals for resources needed to achieve compliance with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision requiring procurement to address mid-term reliability. Click here to read about our 2021 Midterm Reliability RFO (Request for Offers).

Digital Marketing, Website, and Social Media Support
Services RFP

CPA is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide digital marketing, website, and social media support services as well as design services to support its day-to-day operations in support of the CPA brand as well as specific agency programs and initiatives. CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until May 6, 2021. CPA’s responses to bidder questions can be found here. RFP proposals are due by Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Demand Response Program Implementer

CPA is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced individuals or firms to market, implement, and scale a comprehensive Distributed Energy Resources (DER) based demand response program. CPA hosted a bidder webinar for this task order on April 19, 2021; to view the written transcript, click here and to view the presentation, click here. CPA was accepting written questions April 23, 2021. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here and a list of zip codes within CPA’s territory can be found here. An addendum to the RFP was issued on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. RFP proposals are due by Monday, May 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. PST.

Expansion Feasibility Studies Task Order

CPA seeks proposals for a provider to conduct a preliminary CCA feasibility study that examines the potential costs and revenues should selected cities join CPA. The results of the study will inform the selection of a subset of those cities to be the subject of full feasibility assessments in Summer 2021, and a second round of pre-feasibility and feasibility studies to be conducted in 2022. CPA was accepting written questions until April 13 at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. An addendum to the Task Order was issued on Friday, April 16, 2021. Task Order proposals are due by Tuesday, April 20 at 5:00 p.m. PST

2020 DAC-GT and CS-GT Request for Offers (RFO)

CPA is seeking proposals for new, in-front-of-the-meter renewable energy resources for its Disadvantaged Communities Green Tariff (DAC-GT) and its Community Solar Green Tariff (CS-GT) programs. Resources must be located in eligible disadvantaged communities. Stakeholders who are not prepared to submit to the 2020 DAC-GT and CS-GT RFO, but who are interested in future RFO cycles, are encouraged to respond to a Request for Information (RFI). Click the button below to view the DAC-GT and CS-GT RFO instructions and materials. Offers are due on Monday, March 15, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. PST

2020 Clean Energy RFO

CPA is seeking clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). Ascend Analytics (Ascend) is administering this Request for Offers (RFO) process on behalf of CPA. Click the button below to view the 2020 Clean Energy RFO instructions and materials. Bid submissions are due on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Printing and Mailing Services Addendum #1

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide printing and mailing services for CPA. CPA intends to award either a contract to one Proposer for both printing and mailing or a contract to two Proposers for printing and mailing services separately. CPA hosted a Proposals webinar for this RFP on July 7, 2021. To view the written transcript, click here and to view the presentation, click here. CPA was accepting written questions regarding this RFP until July 9, 2021. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. RFP proposals are due by Friday, July 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Renewable Energy Prepayment Program

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced financial institutions to structure and market a renewable energy prepayment transaction through a California Joint Powers Authority or conduit issuer. RFP proposals are due by Friday, May 13, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST

2020 Clean Energy RFO

CPA is seeking clean energy power purchase agreements (PPAs). Ascend Analytics (Ascend) is administering this Request for Offers (RFO) process on behalf of CPA. Click the button below to view the 2020 Clean Energy RFO instructions and materials. Bid submissions are due on Friday, November 20, 2020.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Implementation ​Planning Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide CPA’s management team, board, and staff support in implementing CPA’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) plan within the parameters of California’s Proposition 209 (Cal. Const. Art. I, Sec. 31).  CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until December 30, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. RFP proposals are due by Friday, January 14, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Software Development and Information Technology Consulting Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide software development and information technology consulting services. 

RFP proposals are due by Friday, November 4, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST.

“Request for Proposals (RFP) for Building and EV Reach Code Technical Consulting Services”

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide technical consulting services for the development of building and electric vehicle (“EV”) reach codes. CPA hosted a webinar for this RFP on Thursday, November 3. A video transcript of the webinar can be found here.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until November 10, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here.

RFP proposals are due by Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST.”

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Settlements Software, Implementation, and Training Addendum No. 1

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide a comprehensive settlements software product, implementation services, and training services.

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until September 20, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found in Addendum No. 2.

RFP proposals are due by Friday, September 30, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Task Order for Long-Term RFO Support Services for CPA’s 2020 Clean Energy RFO

CPA is seeking proposals to support its 2020 solicitation for long-term clean energy contracts, including solicitation design, RFO administration, and offer evaluation and selection. CPA was accepting written questions regarding this RFO. Click here for responses to those questions. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PST on Friday, August 14, 2020. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first complete CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org for any questions.

Task Order for Long-Term RFO Support Services for 2023 Clean Energy RFO

CPA is seeking proposals to support CPA’s 2023 solicitation for long-term clean energy, storage contracts, and potentially gas fired tolls, including solicitation design, RFO administration, and offer evaluation and selection. Proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. PDT on April 19, 2023. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first have completed CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org with any questions.

Task Order – Clean Power Alliance Brand Campaign

CPA is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to help raise CPA’s brand awareness, increase engagement, and educate both customers and stakeholders about their collective contributions to making Southern California, cleaner, healthier, and more resilient. CPA was accepting written questions to this Task Order until January 25, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PST. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found here. Proposals are due by February 3, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PST. In order to be considered for this task order solicitation, Proposers must first complete CPA’s PQP RFQ. Please contact contracting@cleanpoweralliance.org for any questions.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Paid Media Services

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide paid media services, including managing and facilitating media buying across both traditional and digital platforms, to enhance CPA’s brand visibility and reach CPA’s audience effectively. 

CPA was accepting written questions to this RFP until August 8, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. PDT. CPA’s responses to the written questions can be found in Addendum No. 1.

RFP proposals are due by Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 4:00 PM PDT.

2023 Clean Energy and Reliability Request for Offers

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is soliciting competitive proposals to meet its portfolio needs and achieve compliance with the various California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Procurement Orders and Resource Adequacy requirements. 

 

CPA’s 2023 Clean Energy and Reliability RFO has multiple product categories and generally targets resources between 5 MW and 500 MW.