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 25, 2023, 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 December 14, 2023.

Public Act 102-0662 (the “Climate and Equitable Jobs Act”) was signed into law and became effective on September 15, 2021. Public Act 103-0380, related to the procurement of RECs from certain hydropower projects, was signed into law and became effective on January 1, 2024. In accordance with Public Act 102-0662, the IPA filed its Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“2024 Long-Term Plan”) with the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) on October 20, 2023. The ICC issued a Final Order approving the 2024 Long-Term Plan with modifications on February 20, 2024. Information related to procurement events to be held under the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act and the IPA’s Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plans will be available on this website.

Past procurement events were held under Public Act 99-0906, which was signed into law on December 7, 2016 and became effective June 1, 2017. These procurement events were held in accordance with the Illinois Power Agency’s Initial Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Initial Long-Term Plan”) dated August 6, 2018 and Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Revised Long-Term Plan”) dated August 20, 2020.

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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.