New Solar RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation to Comment on the Draft Standard Contract Form

Under the New Solar Request for Proposals (“New Solar RFP”), two procurement events will be held in the first half of 2018 to procure 800,000 RECs annually to be delivered from new Solar Projects (utility-scale solar projects or brownfield site photovoltaic projects) to Ameren Illinois Company (“AIC”), Commonwealth Edison Company (“ComEd”) and MidAmerican Energy Company (“MEC”).

A draft standard contract form, the “draft REC Contract”, has been posted to the procurement website on January 12, 2018.  This draft REC Contract is proposed to be the standard contract form between each winning supplier in the New Solar RFP and AIC, ComEd, or MEC.

The Procurement Administrator invites interested parties to comment on the draft standard contract form.  The comment process is explained in the Invitation to Comment posted here.  The process can be summarized as follows:

  • Submit your comments using tracked changes in Microsoft Wo We strongly encourage you to provide explanatory notes either in a separate document or highlighted in tracked changes.
  • Send your comments by email to the Procurement Administrator at:

The deadline to provide comments is 6 PM Central Prevailing Time on Monday, January 22, 2018.