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Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP – REMINDER: Deadline to Submit Comments on the Draft Standard Contract Form is Today

The Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) will be conducting a competitive procurement event in Fall 2019 for the purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (“RECs”) from new Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Projects under 15-year contracts (the “Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP”).

On September 17, 2019, the Procurement Administrator posted to the procurement website a draft of the REC Contract (the “DRAFT REC Contract”). The DRAFT REC Contract is proposed to be the standard contract form for the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP between each winning supplier and the IPA.

On September 17, 2019, the Procurement Administrator invited interested parties to submit their comments on the DRAFT REC Contract.  The comment process is explained in the Invitation to Comment posted here.  The process can be summarized as follows:

  • Use the Draft REC Contract to submit your comments in Microsoft Word tracked changes; you may provide explanatory notes as well.
  • Send your comments by email to the Procurement Administrator at:  Illinois-RFP@nera.com
  • Provide your telephone number and email in the event that the Procurement Administrator seeks clarification regarding your comments.

The deadline to provide comments is 6 PM Central Prevailing Time today, October 7, 2019.