Supplier FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact regarding the products and services that I can offer Puget Sound Energy?

When submitting my registration materials, is it better to list a limited number of products/services or to list all possible that I can provide?

I've registered as a potential PSE supplier. What's next?

What are PSE's mandated liability insurance coverage levels for performing work on site?

Insurance requirements for major projects are determined on a case-by-case basis. For most cases, PSE's mandated insurance coverages and limits are found below. Please note that PSE will be named as an additional insured and evidence of Waiver of Subrogation for the General, Auto and Excess Liability Policies on the Certificate is required.

General Liability (Commercial General Liability Occurrence, Premises-Operations, Products-Completed Operations, Contractual Liability, Independent Contractors, Personal Injury)

Each Occurrence $1,000,000
General Aggregate Available $2,000,000

Automobile Liability (Any Auto for Contractors only)

Combined Single Limit $2,000,000

Excess/Umbrella Liability

Not required, but may be used to supplement General, Automobile or Employer's Liability limits to meet minimum limit requirements.

Workers Compensation

Each Accident $1,000,000
Disease-Each Employee $1,000,000
Disease-Policy Limit $1,000,000

Employer Liability (Stop Gap)

Limit: $1,000,000

For Consulting/Professional Services Only

Professional Liability Coverage required. Limit: $1,000,000

Do diverse-owned businesses receive any considerations/concessions?

Whom do I contact if I have questions about PSE's payment process or if invoices aren't being paid in a timely manner?

Can I submit multiple bids?

Does PSE solicit competitive bids?

Does PSE share my bid information?

What are PSE’s expectations regarding subcontractors and subsuppliers?