Southern California Edison Company (“SCE”) seeks to sell, by this energy auction (“Blythe Energy Auction”), the energy output from the generating units contracted to SCE under a power purchase agreement with Blythe Energy, LLC. SCE invites qualified market participants to respond to the Blythe Energy Auction for the Back-to-Back toll.
SCE intends to participate in the Blythe Energy Auction by bidding on the Back-to-Back Toll.
The Blythe Energy Auction Instructions sets forth the products offered in the Blythe Energy Auction, the schedule and process by which bids to buy (“Bids”) are to be submitted and evaluated in response to the Blythe Energy Auction, as well as SCE’s reservation of rights.
Exhibit 1 of the Blythe Energy Auction Instructions sets forth the principles of an energy auction process and description of certain products for use in such auctions as set forth in Appendix A of Decision 07-09-044 and in Decision D.12-11-008.
INTERESTED PARTIES MUST SUBMIT A FULLY EXECUTED NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT, DOCUMENT ATTACHED BELOW. ONCE THE EXECUTED NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS ARE RECEIVED, SCE WILL SEND PARTICIPANTS PRE-BID DOCUMENTS.
Nondisclosure Agreement (MS Word)
Executed Nondisclosure Agreements can be converted to a PDF and e-mailed to EnergyAuction@sce.com or a hard copy can be mailed to the following address:
Gene Lee, Blythe Energy Auction
Southern California Edison Company
G.O. 1, Quad 1-C
2244 Walnut Grove Avenue
Rosemead, California 91770
All questions should be submitted to SCE at EnergyAuction@sce.com. (At SCE’s discretion, answers to such questions will be posted on the Energy Auction Website.)
SCE has also provided the following personnel as contacts for the Blythe Energy Auction:
- Gene Lee (626) 302-3081
- Jesse Bryson (626) 302-3297
In accordance with D.07-09-044, SCE has retained an Independent Evaluator to oversee the preparation and administration of the Energy Auction and provide independent feedback to the Commission’s Energy Division and to participate in SCE’s Procurement Review Group established by the Commission in D.02-08-071 (“PRG”) and SCE's Cost Allocation Mechanism Group established by the Commission in D.07-12-052 (“CAM Group”). The Independent Evaluator, Sedway Consulting, Inc., as specified below, must be copied on all emails sent by bidders to SCE, including and especially, bid submissions.
SCE reserves the rights at any time to change any dates specified in this Energy Auction.
Blythe Energy Auction Timeline
|April 12, 2013||SCE posts Energy Auction Instructions and Exhibit 1 thereto and Non-Disclosure Agreement (“NDA”); After February 1, 2013, SCE sends Exhibits 2-5 of the Energy Auction Instructions to stakeholders who have returned to SCE a fully executed NDA|
|May 24, 2013||Stakeholder Process Meeting 1 (NDA Execution required prior for participation in the Stakeholder Process)|
|May 31, 2013||Stakeholder Process Meeting 2 (If Needed)|
|June 14, 2013||Final Bid Documents issued and NDA execution deadline|
|June 17, 2013||Deadline to submit Notice of Intent (Exhibit 5 to these Energy Auction Instructions)|
|June 21, 2013||SCE to establish Bid eligibility for Parties interested in bidding on the BtB Toll|
|June 26, 2013 11 AM Pacific Prevailing Time (“PPT”)||Bid Submission Due|
|June 26, 2013 2 PM PPT||SCE to notify successful Bidder and parties execute the Power Purchase Back-to-Back Tolling Agreement (“BtB Toll PPA”) Web Content Viewer|