ANNOUNCEMENT: Request for Stakeholder Feedback on Waiver for Minimum Equity Standard

The Illinois Power Agency seeks public comment on the waiver for Minimum Equity Standard requirements for entities that have received a REC contract award under the Adjustable Block/Illinois Shines Program or through the IPA’s utility-scale REC procurements for a given Program/delivery year.

Following the review and consideration of public comments on the waiver, the Agency intends to finalize the waiver and process for the 2023-2024 Program year/Delivery year beginning June 1, 2023.

The request for feedback can be found here. Comments on the proposal are due on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 and should be submitted to with the subject line “[Responding Entity Name] – Stakeholder Feedback on MES Waiver.”

More information on the waiver for Minimum Equity Standard requirements can be found in Section of the Agency’s Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan.