Illinois Power Agency RFPs

For Electric Supply and Renewable Energy Products

This website provides information for prospective energy suppliers to Ameren Illinois Company d/b/a Ameren Illinois (“Ameren” or “AIC”), Commonwealth Edison Company (“ComEd”), and MidAmerican Energy Company (“MidAmerican” or “MEC”). This website contains the documents and announcements related to the Requests for Proposals (“RFPs”) for electric supply and renewable energy products. This website is currently managed by the Procurement Administrator retained by the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”).The IPA has retained NERA Economic Consulting (“NERA”) to act as Procurement Administrator. In this role, NERA coordinates the IPA’s procurement activities on its own behalf as well as for AIC’s, ComEd’s, and MEC’s portfolios.

On September 28, 2020, the IPA submitted its Procurement Plan (“Plan”) to the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) in compliance with Public Act 95-0481 (the “Act”), which includes the Illinois Power Agency Act (“IPA Act”).  The ICC issued its Order with regards to the Plan on November 5, 2020.

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 Initial Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Initial 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. The ICC issued an Order on April 3, 2018 approving the Initial Long-Term Plan with revisions and an Amendatory Order on May 2, 2018. On August 6, 2018, the IPA filed a final version of its Initial Long-Term Plan consistent with these Orders.

On October 21, 2019, the IPA filed the Revised Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Revised Long-Term Plan”) in accordance with Section 16-111.5(b)(5)(ii)(B).  The ICC issued a Final Order on February 18, 2020 approving the Revised Long-Term Plan with revisions. On April 20, 2020, the IPA filed a final version of its Revised Long-Term Plan to conform with the ICC’s Final Order. The Revised Plan covers the Agency’s proposals for procurements and programs that could be conducted during calendar years 2020 and 2021.

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This website contains information related to the procurement of energy products and renewable energy resources for AIC, ComEd, and MEC. This website also provides information related to the procurement events using the Renewable Energy Resources Fund (“RERF”). This website is intended as a general reference source for all prospective participants. The site contains descriptions and summaries of documents and information also available on this website. The descriptions and summaries are provided for general background and convenience only and should not be relied upon for any other purpose. Prospective participants and other interested parties should review complete copies of the relevant documents and should obtain appropriate advice before making decisions concerning the RFPs. This website may also report on developments that may affect the RFPs. Such updated information will be provided for convenience only.