The Procurement Administrator has posted the final RFP documents to the Final Materials page of the Block Energy and Capacity Procurement section of the procurement website. These documents are dated March 16, 2022.
New items for Spring 2022! The final RFP Rules include information regarding the following new items for the BEC procurement events beginning with Spring 2022:
- Bidders have the option to post cash to meet bid assurance collateral requirements in the Part 2 Proposal. Section V of the RFP Rules details these requirements for Bidders.
- The Officer of the Bidder must certify that the Bidder is not in violation of the Displaced Energy Workers Bill of Rights as provided under Section 10-25 of the Energy Community Reinvestment Act (20 ILCS 735/) at the time of submission of the Part 1 Proposal. This new certification, and all other certifications required under the Part 1 Proposal, are found in Section IV of the RFP Rules. This is a new requirement enacted through the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (Public Act 102-0662).
A bidder information webcast will be held TOMORROW, March 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM Central and is open to all prospective bidders. Representatives of NERA, the Procurement Administrator, will provide an overview of the RFP Process and Rules including qualification requirements. Time is scheduled for questions.
If you wish to participate, and have not done so already, please RSVP with the number of phone connections needed. Call-in information will be provided to respondents on the morning of the webcast.