Utility-Scale Wind Procurement

Public Act 99-0906 was signed into law on December 7, 2016 and became effective June 1, 2017.  On December 4, 2017, the IPA submitted its Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Long-Term Plan”) to the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) pursuant to the provisions of Sections 1-56(b) and 1-75(c) of the Illinois Power Agency Act and Section 16-111.5 of the Public Utilities Act.  As approved by the ICC, the Long-Term Plan provides for a procurement of a minimum of 1 million RECs delivered annually from new utility-scale wind projects (projects over 2 MW) under fifteen-year contracts.  Please refer to Section 5.8.2 of the Long Term Plan for additional information.

More information expected to be posted by June 2019.

Deadlines and dates of main events for this procurement event will be provided on the Calendar Page as they become available.

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