Block Energy and Capacity Procurement

On September 30, 2019, the IPA submitted its Procurement Plan (“Plan”) to the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) in compliance with Public Act 095-0481 (the “Act”), which includes the Illinois Power Agency Act (“IPA Act”). The ICC issued its Order with regards to the Plan on December 19, 2019. The Plan approved by the ICC provides for (i) a Spring 2020 procurement of monthly on-peak and off-peak standard block forward products as well as combinations for Ameren Illinois Company (“AIC”), ComEd, and MidAmerican Energy Company (“MEC”); (ii) a Spring 2020 procurement of capacity for AIC for a period starting June 1, 2021 and a period starting June 1, 2022; (iii) a Fall 2020 procurement of monthly on-peak and off-peak standard block forward products as well as combinations for AIC and ComEd; and (iv) a Fall 2020 procurement of capacity for AIC for a period starting June 1, 2021 and a period starting June 1, 2022. The supply period for the standard block forward products will be June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2023. These procurement events are held under the Block Energy and Capacity RFP or “BEC RFP”.

Deadlines and dates of main events are provided on the Calendar Page.  The schedule is subject to revision.

You may register to receive announcements for these procurement events held under the Block Energy and Capacity RFP or “BEC RFP”, through the Register Page and selecting the “Block Energy and Capacity” option.

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