Today, Pacific Gas and Electric ("PG&E") issued its 2011 Photovoltaic Program Power Purchase Agreement Request for Offers (the "RFO").  PG&E is looking to execute 20-year power purchase agreements for a total of 50 MW of new solar PV resources.  Eligible facilities will be new facilities between 1 MW and 20 MW located within PG&E’s service territory, and interconnected to its electric system.  This RFO represents the first round of acquisitions to achieve PG&E’s larger goal of adding 250 MW of new solar PV in the next five years.

PG&E will host a bidder’s conference next Tuesday, February 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium of PG&E’s headquarters at 245 Market Street in San Francisco.  Participation is limited to two people per bidding company.  Registration is required and is due by 5:00 p.m. TODAY, February 2nd.  The registration form can be found here and may be submitted to