Block Energy and Capacity Procurement

On September 25, 2023, the IPA submitted its Procurement Plan (“Plan”) to the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) in compliance with Public Act 95-0481 (the “Act”), which includes the Illinois Power Agency Act (“IPA Act”). The ICC issued its Order with regards to the Plan on December 14, 2023. The Plan approved by the ICC provides for (i) a Spring 2024 procurement of monthly on-peak and off-peak standard block forward products as well as combinations for Ameren Illinois Company (“AIC”), Commonwealth Edison Company (“ComEd”), and MidAmerican Energy Company (“MEC”); (ii) a Spring 2024 procurement of seasonal ZRC capacity products for AIC for a period starting June 1, 2025 and a period starting June 1, 2026; (iii) a Fall 2024 procurement of monthly on-peak and off-peak standard block forward products as well as combinations for AIC and ComEd; and (iv) a Fall 2024 procurement of seasonal ZRC capacity products for AIC for a period starting June 1, 2025 and a period starting June 1, 2026. The supply period for the standard block forward products will be June 1, 2024 to May 31, 2027. 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.

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Final Materials and Results from previous procurement events are available on the Previous RFPs page.