2018 Resource Adequacy (RA) Request for Offers (RFO)

Southern California Edison issues the 2018 Resource Adequacy Request for Offers for eligible Resource Adequacy (RA) Capacity products summarized in the product tables below:

Updated 9/5/2018

Table 1: RA Capacity Product Table, for 2019-2020*

*SCE is not specifically seeking flexible capacity attributes for this RFO although SCE encourages offerors to include flexible capacity attributes, if available and appropriate and as defined in the SCE Buys RA Confirmation.

Table 2: Import RA Product Table, for 2019-2020

Table 3: Import Capability Transfers (“Import Allocation Rights”) Product Table, for 2019

Table 4: Firm Energy Imports Product Table, for 2019

Complete requirements to participate and a schedule of required submittals are contained in the RFO Instructions below.

RFO Bidders' Conference Call

SCE will host a Bidder’s Conference Call on August 2, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. PPT to 11:00a.m. PPT to discuss the RFO process with Respondents.


Webinar Recording: 

MP3 file

2018 Eligible RA Capacity RFO Schedule

July 30, 2018 RFO Documents issued
August 2, 2018 (10:00 a.m. PPT) Bidder's Conference Call.
August 9, 2018(12:00 p.m. PPT) Deadline to submit Indicative Offers:
Completed Offer Form (Exhibit H and/or Exhibit I), executed Confidentiality Agreement (Exhibit G), redlined Enabling Agreements (if applicable, Exhibit A), audited financial statements, and Safety Statement.
August 23, 2018 SCE to Notify Respondents of Shortlist Results.
August 30, 2018 Deadline for shortlisted Respondents to provide acceptance of SCE’s Confirmation(s), Enabling Agreement, and applicable Credit and Collateral documents.
September 10, 2018 Deadline to Complete Negotiations:
Negotiations complete on Enabling Agreements (if applicable), Guaranty (if applicable, Exhibit F) and RA and/or Energy Confirmations (Exhibits B, C, D, E).
September 12, 2018 (12:00 p.m. PPT) ("Commercial Lockdown”) Deadline to finalize Offer forms:
All inputs to the Offer Form must be submitted and cannot be further changed, except for binding final pricing
September 17, 2018 (12:00 p.m. PPT) (the “Final Offer Deadline”) Deadline to Submit Final Offers:
Respondents submit their binding final pricing in the Offer Form.
October 4, 2018 SCE to Notify Respondents of Final Results:
SCE notifies Respondents on Final Offer acceptance/rejection.
October 8, 2018 Deadline for Selected Respondents to submit Partially Executed Confirmations
October 9, 2018 Deadline to Execute Final Confirmations and Enabling Agreements (if applicable)

SCE reserves the right to revise this schedule at any time and in SCE's sole discretion. Respondents are responsible for monitoring the RFO Website for updates and possible amendments to the RFO, the RFO Instructions or the solicitation process.

Frequently Asked Questions & Contact

2018 SCE RA RFO Questions & Answers (*upcoming*)

Additional questions about the 2018 Eligible RA Capacity RFO requirements and process should be addressed to RFO@sce.com (with the IE cc’d at waynejoliver26@gmail.com and kjoliver33@gmail.com). Questions of a general nature will be posted on this website as appropriate.

SCE Contacts for this RFO are:

Justin Dillon justin.dillon@sce.com
Kevin Seeto kevin.seeto@sce.com