In accordance with California Public Utilities Commission Decision 19-12-021 – “Decision Regarding Frameworks for Energy Efficiency Regional Energy Networks and Market Transformation”, PG&E is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) soliciting proposals from qualified third-parties to serve as California’s independent, statewide Market Transformation Administrator (MTA). PG&E will serve as the contracting and fiscal agent for the MTA contract.
This is a single-stage solicitation process through which PG&E will receive and a (non-PG&E) stakeholder scoring committee will evaluate Bidders’ proposals.
There are no specific minimum requirements to bid on this solicitation; however, bidders will be required to demonstrate their capabilities to perform the statewide MTA requirements.
Individual bidders will be limited to submittal of only one bid in which they are the Prime. (However, a bidder organization can be included as a subcontractor in multiple bids).
The MTA will be responsible for administering a portfolio of market transformation initiatives (MTIs), which will be assessed based on, among other things, cost effectiveness.
All RFP-related documents will be available within PowerAdvocate (PG&E’s online bidding platform) once the solicitation is open.
Information provided to Bidders will include:
Bid submission forms
Bidders conference registration instructions
Instructions on how to submit a Proposal
Solicitation timeline and important dates
References to relevant regulatory decisions
The RFP is expected to be launched in January 2021 and be open to all interested bidders for a minimum of three months, referred to as the RFP Event, the time frame the RFP is open to bidders.
Bidders interested in participating in this MTA RFP may obtain information by registering in PowerAdvocate at: https://www.poweradvocate.com/pR.do?okey=109962&pubEvent=true. Bidders interested in submitting a response to the RFP must follow all instructions which will be provided in the General Instructions to be made available in PowerAdvocate once the RFP is released. Bidders may register to participate in the RFP in PowerAdvocate up until the date and time the RFP Event closes.
Additional Questions Contact:
Paula Paschal via PowerAdvocate link: https://www.poweradvocate.com/pR.do?okey=109962&pubEvent=true