East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP), Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), San Jose Clean Energy (SJCE), and Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), (collectively, the “Joint CCAs”), are requesting proposals from service providers to provide Joint CCA RA Portfolio Management Services for annual and monthly Resource Adequacy (RA) procurement (“RA Portfolio Management Services”- Described below).

The Joint CCAs are seeking this Joint CCA RA Portfolio Management Services to obtain economies of scale by aggregating each CCA’s RA obligations, minimizing market inefficiencies and eliminating the extraordinary amount of time spent by each CCA on satisfying their year-ahead and month-ahead RA obligations.

RFP Documents:

Joint CCA Resource Adequacy Portfolio Management Services RFP 


Questions and Answers:

Joint RA RFP Q&A as of 3-6-19


Important Timeline Information:

Selection Timeline:

RFP issued: February 15, 2019
Bidder’s Conference Call:
Phone number: 1 (408) 650-3123,
access code: 753-573-421
March 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST
Deadline to submit questions: March 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PST
MBCP posts responses to questions: March 5, 2019
Electronic proposals received by: March 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. PDT
Finalists alerted: March 18, 2019
Interviews: March 25, 2019
Project awarded: March 29, 2019
Contract Negotiations: April, 2019


Desired Project Timeline:

Create Joint CCA Portfolio: May 1, 2019 to May 15, 2019
Issue first multi-year RFO: May, 2019
Issue 2020 RFO after CPUC
identifies needs:
August, 2019
Continue discussions with counterparties
until all needsare met or supply is exhausted:
August 2019 to October 2019



*All dates subject to change