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Indexed REC-2: Can you please confirm that there is no cost associated with obtaining pre-approval from the Illinois Power Agency as to whether a Project located in a state adjacent to Illinois (Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan) meets the public interest criteria in the Act and has been pre-approved to be eligible for Illinois RPS compliance?

There is no cost associated with obtaining pre-approval from the Illinois Power Agency as to whether a Project located in a state adjacent to Illinois (Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan) meets the public interest criteria in the Act and has been pre-approved to be eligible for Illinois RPS compliance.

BEC-31: When are the required documents for a Bidder relying on the financial standing of a Foreign Entity as RFP Guarantor and intending to bid on ComEd Products and/or Combinations required to be provided?

A Bidder that intends to bid on ComEd Products and/or Combinations and is relying on a Foreign Entity as RFP Guarantor must submit the required documents described in Schedule 2B to the Collateral Annex with the Part 2 Proposal. The Part 2 Proposal is due on Thursday, September 01, 2022. The legal opinion submitted with … Continue reading When are the required documents for a Bidder relying on the financial standing of a Foreign Entity as RFP Guarantor and intending to bid on ComEd Products and/or Combinations required to be provided?

BEC-30: For Bidders relying on the financial standing of a Foreign Entity as RFP Guarantor and intending to bid on ComEd Products and/or Combinations, is a statutory declaration an acceptable form of a sworn certificate of the corporate secretary (or similar officer) of the Foreign Entity?

The requirements applicable to foreign entities proposing to serve as a Guarantor are provided in Schedule 2B to the Collateral Annex currently posted to the Final Materials page here. Items 2 and 3 require a foreign entity to deliver: the sworn certificate of the corporate secretary (or similar or comparable officer) of such entity that … Continue reading For Bidders relying on the financial standing of a Foreign Entity as RFP Guarantor and intending to bid on ComEd Products and/or Combinations, is a statutory declaration an acceptable form of a sworn certificate of the corporate secretary (or similar officer) of the Foreign Entity?

Indexed REC-69: Can you provide an overview of the qualification standards and bidding process for utility-scale solar projects in the Indexed REC RFP?

The Indexed REC RFP will seek to procure renewable energy credits (“RECs”) from new utility-scale wind projects, new utility-scale solar projects, and new brownfield site photovoltaic projects. As defined by the Act, a utility-scale solar project means an electric generating facility that generates electricity using photovoltaic cells and that has a nameplate capacity greater than … Continue reading Can you provide an overview of the qualification standards and bidding process for utility-scale solar projects in the Indexed REC RFP?

Indexed REC-50: Is it acceptable to provide coordinates for the Project instead of a street address for the purposes of completing the Part 1 Proposal?

A Bidder may enter coordinates in the field labelled “Project Street Address Line 1” in the First Item: Location Information of Section 3 or Section 4, whichever is applicable, of the online Part 1 Form along with city, state, and zip code.  The map of the Project site must be consistent with the coordinates you … Continue reading Is it acceptable to provide coordinates for the Project instead of a street address for the purposes of completing the Part 1 Proposal?

BEC-15: What additional documentation am I required to submit if we elect to use a digital signature for purposes of completing the Inserts accompanying the Part 1 Proposal and the Part 2 Proposal?

Additional documentation may include: • a certificate of completion if the signatory uses DocuSign; • a Final Audit Report if the signatory uses Adobe Sign; • evidence that the digital signature has been certified by the signatory using a document signing certificate; or • other documentation or information produced by a commercially available software that … Continue reading What additional documentation am I required to submit if we elect to use a digital signature for purposes of completing the Inserts accompanying the Part 1 Proposal and the Part 2 Proposal?