Category Archives: Indexed REC Section

Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 3PM (CPT)

The IPA’s 2024 Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“2024 Long-Term Plan”)  provides for a Summer 2024 procurement of RECs from new utility-scale wind projects, new utility-scale solar projects, new brownfield site photovoltaic projects, and new hydropower projects at an existing dam or modernized or retooled hydropower projects at an existing dam (the “Summer 2024 Indexed … Continue reading Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 3PM (CPT)

Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Stakeholder Comment Process on Benchmark Categories of Inputs, Assumptions and Data Sources

The IPA’s 2024 Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“2024 Long-Term Plan”)  provides for a Summer 2024 procurement of RECs from new utility-scale wind projects, new utility-scale solar projects, new brownfield site photovoltaic projects, and new hydropower projects at an existing dam or modernized or retooled hydropower projects at an existing dam (the “Summer 2024 Indexed … Continue reading Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Stakeholder Comment Process on Benchmark Categories of Inputs, Assumptions and Data Sources

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

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

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

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

Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation to Comment on the Draft Indexed REC Contract and Preliminary Proposal Requirements

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 – ANNOUNCEMENT: Invitation to Comment on the Draft Indexed REC Contract and Preliminary Proposal Requirements

Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Summer 2024 Indexed REC RFP for Wind, Solar, Brownfield, and Hydropower Projects Scheduled

Public Act 102-0662 (the “Climate and Equitable Jobs Act”) was signed into law and became effective on September 15, 2021. In accordance with Public Act 102-0662, the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) filed its Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“2024 Long-Term Plan”) with the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) on October 20, 2023. The ICC issued a … Continue reading Indexed REC RFP – ANNOUNCEMENT: Summer 2024 Indexed REC RFP for Wind, Solar, Brownfield, and Hydropower Projects Scheduled