large scale solar project and wind farm in desert landscape

Striving to Maximize Renewable & Carbon-Free Energy

Joint CCAs 2020 Request for Information on Long Duration Storage

Request for Information on Long Duration Storage (pdf)
Q&A (pdf)

Open Season

As part of MCE’s ongoing effort to deliver environmentally responsible, competitively priced retail service options, MCE routinely holds an Open Season procurement process. The Open Season provides a competitive, objectively administered opportunity for qualified suppliers of various energy products to fulfill MCE’s future resource requirements identified in its annual Integrated Resource Plan.

MCE’s 2020 Open Season Request for Offers (RFO) closed on March 2, 2020. Thank you to those that participated.

If you would like to be notified about our 2021 Open Season, please fill out the RFO Interest Form below.

Clean RA RFO

MCE is soliciting proposals from Prospective Participants to sell to MCE clean resource adequacy (“Clean RA”), as defined in the posted Request for Offers (“RFO”) document. MCE at its sole discretion, may change terms, requirements and schedule of this solicitation. The solicitation timeline is as follows and can also be found within the posted RFO document:

RFO Activity Anticipated Date of Completion
Issue RFO 4/6/2020
Vendor Q&A Window 4/6 – 4/20/2020
Submission Deadline 5/4/2020, 5:00 P.M. Pacific Prevailing Time
Short-list Notification 5/18/2020
Final Selection(s) 6/1/2020
Finalize Contract(s) 7/19/2020

To receive information regarding future solicitations, please fill out the RFO Interest Form below and select the Resource Adequacy (RA) mailing list option.

Ad Hoc RFOs

MCE may issue Ad Hoc RFOs for short and medium-term PCC1, PCC2, and Carbon Free energy. If you would like to be notified, please fill out the RFO Interest Form below.

Unsolicited Offers

Offers for sale of energy products can be submitted outside of Open Season or Ad Hoc RFO solicitations via email to Offer forms are available here. Please note that MCE cannot commit to review or respond to any such offers.