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Resource Adequacy History


R. 11-10-023

R. 09-10-032

R. 08-01-025

  • October 9, 2009: Energy Division publishes a fact sheet on the wind and solar counting methodology adopted in D.09-06-028.
  • June 22, 2009: CPUC issues D.09-06-028, closing R.08-01-025.  The Decision set Local Capacity Requirements for 2010, made certain changes to the calculation of Net Qualifying Capacity of intermittent resources. 
  • May 1, 2009: CAISO issues final 2010 Local Capacity Technical Analysis.
  • March 23, 2009: Energy Division issued the Final 2008 Resource Adequacy Report.
  • February 11, 2009: CAISO issues supplemental information for Joint Parties Intermittent Counting Proposal to the service list for the RA Proceeding.
  • February 6, 2009: Energy Division report on the January Workshops.  The report included some revisions and clarifications to earlier party proposals  Results of the CEC's calculations of some NQC Proposals were also sent to the service list.
  • January 22-23, 2009: Energy Division hosted workshops discussing issues in scope of  R.08-01-025, Phase II.
  • January, 2009: Parties and Energy Division submitted proposals on issues in scope of R.08-01-025, Phase II.
  • December 16, 2008: A party-led working group in R.08-01-025 released a discussion paper on effect of ambient conditions on the performance of thermal generators and the implications for NQC.
  • October 6, 2008: Energy Division hosted a workshop to discuss topics in scope of Phase II of R.08-01-025.
  • September 15, 2008: CPUC issued a Scoping Memo for Phase II of R.08-01-025.
  • July 24, 2008: Energy Division hosted a workshop on 2009 RA templates and guides, including the new secure file transfer protocol for submitting RA compliance filings.
  • June 26, 2008: Commission adopted D.08-06-031.  The Decision set Local Capacity Requirements for 2009, made certain changes to Net Qualifying Capacity of new facilities, and delegated authority to Energy Division to transition the RA program to electronic submission of RA filings.
  • April 15, 2008: Energy Division issued the Final 2007 Resource Adequacy Report.

R. 05-12-013

R. 04-04-003

  • December 9, 2005: Workshop set to discuss the upcoming Resource Adequacy Requirement compliance filings. 
  • September 27, 2005: PUC issues Proposed Decision regarding Resource Adequacy.
  • September 8, 2005: ALJ ruling issued revising schedule for Phase 2 rebuttal testimony.
  • June 10, 2005: ALJ ruling issued which provides Notice of Availability of the Phase 2 Resource Adequacy Workshop Report and providing for comments.
  • April 2005: Resource adequacy workshops were held on April 21, 22 and 29. 
  • April 7, 2005: ALJ Ruling issued.  Additional resource adequacy workshops were scheduled, and the previously adopted Phase 2 schedule was rescinded and will be reset by future ruling.
  • January – February 2005: Resource adequacy Phase II workshops were held.
  • October 28, 2004: The Commission adopted D.04-10-035. Resource adequacy Phase I decision.
  • July 8, 2004: The Commission adopted D.04-07-028, indicating that reliability is not only the ISO's job. The decision clarifies and modifies prior orders to indicate that it is also a utility responsibility to procure all the resources necessary to meet its load, not only service area wide but also locally. In doing so, a utility must take into account not only cost but also transmission congestion and reliability.
  • June 15, 2004: Resource adequacy workshop report released for public comment. Resource adequacy workshops were held on March 16; on April 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 and 26; and on May 5, 17, 18 and 26. The workshops addressed issues such as protocols for counting supply and demand resources, deliverability of resources to load, and load forecasting. The purpose of the report is to identify consensus agreements reached by workshop participants, identify issues where agreement does not exist, and set forth options to resolve those issues.
  • June 9, 2004: The Commission issued D.04-06-011, on SDG&E's Grid Reliability RFP. This decision also closes R.01-10-024. This decision approves the five proposals that SDG&E presented to meet its short-term and long-term grid reliability needs. Among those five proposals includes approval for SDG&E to purchase the 550 MW Palomar plant (in 2006 when construction is complete) from its affiliate, Sempra Energy Resources; and sign a 10-year Power Purchase Agreement for 570 MW from Calpine's Otay Mesa plant.


Previous Years' Compliance Materials

NOTE: These materials are no longer used.  For current RA Compliance Materials, click here.

2011 RA Templates and Guides Workshop Materials (July 27, 2010)




Last Modified: 2/18/2015

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