Announcements

The announcements on this page are for the 2024 procurement events.


ANNOUNCEMENT: FEJA Job Training Programs and Grantees List Published on Energy Workforce Equity Portal

On March 20, the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA” or “Agency”) updated the Energy Workforce Equity Portal with the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Job Training Program List. The list can be accessed by clean energy companies participating in the IPA’s Illinois Shines program, Self-direct Program, and utility-scale procurements so that they can identify graduates of … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: FEJA Job Training Programs and Grantees List Published on Energy Workforce Equity Portal

Indexed REC RFP – REMINDER: Comments on the Draft Indexed REC Contract and Preliminary Proposal Requirements Due April 5

Public Act 102-0662 (the “Climate and Equitable Jobs Act”) was signed into law and became effective on September 15, 2021. On January 1, 2024, Public Act 103-0380, related to the procurement of RECs from certain hydropower projects, was signed into law and became effective. In accordance with Public Act 102-0662, the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) … Continue reading Indexed REC RFP – REMINDER: Comments on the Draft Indexed REC Contract and Preliminary Proposal Requirements Due April 5

BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due TODAY, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT

Part 1 Proposals under the Spring 2024 Block Energy and Capacity RFP are due by 12 PM (noon) CPT TODAY, March 25, 2024. Bidders that activate their account can log on to the online form here or select Qualification Form under the Block Energy and Capacity section on the side navigation panel of the procurement … Continue reading BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due TODAY, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT

BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due Monday, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT

Part 1 Proposals under the Spring 2024 Block Energy and Capacity RFP are due by 12 PM (noon) CPT on Monday, March 25, 2024. Bidders that activate their account can log on to the online form here or select Qualification Form under the Block Energy and Capacity section on the side navigation panel of the … Continue reading BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due Monday, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT

Indexed REC RFP – POSTING: Revised Calendar for Summer 2024 Indexed REC RFP

On March 21, 2024, the Procurement Administrator posted a revised calendar for the Summer 2024 Indexed REC RFP to the Calendar page of the procurement website. The Bid Date has changed to July 18, 2024 from June 26, 2024.  Corresponding changes were made to several deadlines related to the proposal process as well. The Procurement … Continue reading Indexed REC RFP – POSTING: Revised Calendar for Summer 2024 Indexed REC RFP

Illinois Power Agency Request for Stakeholder Feedback on Proposed Equity Accountability System Assessment Plan

The Illinois Power Agency Act (“IPA Act”) directs the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) to assess the effectiveness of the Equity Accountability System to determine the extent to which it has advanced its goal of increasing participation of Equity Eligible Persons and Equity Eligible Contractors in IPA programs and procurements. On March 20, 2024, the IPA … Continue reading Illinois Power Agency Request for Stakeholder Feedback on Proposed Equity Accountability System Assessment Plan

BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due Monday, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT

Part 1 Proposals under the Spring 2024 Block Energy and Capacity RFP are due by 12 PM (noon) CPT on Monday, March 25, 2024. Bidders that activate their account can log on to the online form here or select Qualification Form under the Block Energy and Capacity section on the side navigation panel of the … Continue reading BEC RFP – REMINDER: Part 1 Proposals due Monday, March 25 by 12 PM (noon) CPT