CHP Request for Offers (RFO) PPA. CHP facilities with nameplate capacity greater than 5 MW are eligible to participate. Pricing will be determined according to the executed PPA. A pro forma contract is available for this procurement process.
Less than or Equal to 20 MW PURPA PPA. All QFs less than 20 MW are eligible for this program. Facilities are paid capacity prices established in D.07-09-040 and energy prices as determined by Short Run Avoided Cost (SRAC). A standard offer contract is available for this procurement process.
Optional As-Available PPA. This program is designed for CHP Facilities larger than 20 MW, with annual average energy deliveries less than 131,400 MWh. These facilities must operate at a minimum 60% efficiency. A standard offer contract is available for this procurement process.
Utility Prescheduled Facilty (UPF). The program is designed for existing CHP facilities that convert to a utility controlled, dispatchable generation facility.
AB 1613 Feed-in Tariff (FiT). See the CHP Feed-in Tariff page for more detailed information.
See IOUs' pages for additional details on each of these procurement options, including complete eligibility requirements and pro-forma and standard offer contracts where available:
Additional Procurement Information
SDG&E Local Capacity Requirements RFO. Pursuant to D.14-03-004, SDG&E issued a LCR RFO. New qualified CHP facilities, or Utility Prescheduled Facilities with incremental (expanded or repowered) capacity are eligible to participate in this solicitation.
SCE Local Capacity Requirements RFO. Pursuant to D.13-02-015, SCE issued a LCR RFO. New qualified CHP facilities, or those with incremental (expanded or repowered) capacity are eligible to participate in this solicitation.
CAISO Regulatory Must Take Generation. Effective December 2012, combined heat and power resources that are no longer subject to a grandfathered power purchase agreement can retain a higher regulatory must-take generation scheduling priority for the capacity dedicated to their industrial hosts.