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Part 1 Proposal

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Q: Does the Procurement Administrator accept Part 1 Proposals submitted after the Part 1 Date?

The deadline for submitting the Part 1 Proposal for the Summer 2019 Brownfield RFP was June 20, 2019 and late proposals cannot be accepted.

07-25-2019

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Q: What process should we follow if the information provided in the Part 1 Proposal changes?

Please contact the Procurement Administrator as soon as possible if any information provided in the Part 1 Proposal changes or any previous certifications fail to remain valid.

In accordance with Section III.1.5 of the RFP Rules, if this is the case, it is the sole responsibility of the Bidder and Seller to notify the Procurement Administrator.  Failing to do so may result in disqualification of the Project and of the Proposal.  The Procurement Administrator reserves the right to change the assessment of qualifications based on any revised information provided by the Bidder or Seller.

07-02-2019

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Q: Can we resubmit the supporting documentation for our project that was approved in the Fall 2018 Brownfield and Utility-Scale Solar RFP?

To the extent that information about the Project and the Seller has not changed, approved documentation provided in the Fall 2018 Brownfield and Utility-Scale Solar RFP (“BUS RFP”) can be re-submitted by the Bidder in its Part 1 Proposal in the Brownfield RFP. Prior to the Part 1 Date, a Bidder may contact the Procurement Administrator by email at Illinois-RFP@nera.com to request a courtesy review to determine if a particular document approved in the BUS RFP is still appropriate.

06-19-2019

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Q: Where can I find the inserts to the online Part 1 and Part 2 Forms for the Brownfield RFP?

On June 13, 2019, the Procurement Administrator posted the inserts to the online Part 1 and Part 2 Forms to the Final Materials page of the Brownfield section of the procurement website under the heading “Summer 2019 Brownfield RFP Documents”.

06-14-2019

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Q: Where can I find the Illustrative Part 1 Form for the Brownfield RFP?

On June 13, 2019, the Procurement Administrator posted an Illustrative Part 1 Form to the Final Materials page of the Brownfield section of the procurement website under the heading “Summer 2019 Brownfield RFP Documents”.

06-14-2019

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Q: Will the materials that we submitted under the Brownfield and Utility-Scale Solar RFP be accessible through the online Part 1 Form for the Brownfield Site Photovoltaic RFP?

Information submitted in the Fall 2018 Brownfield and Utility-Scale Solar RFP has not been retained in the online Part 1 Form.  A Bidder that requires a specific document that the Bidder submitted under the Fall 2018 Brownfield and Utility-Scale Solar RFP and to which the Bidder no longer has access may contact the Procurement Administrator.

06-12-2019

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Q: As a participant in the 2018 Utility-Scale Solar and Brownfield RFP, we already paid the bid participation fee of $500 in 2018. Are we required to pay the fee again to participate in the 2019 Brownfield Site Photovoltaic RFP?

Yes. Each participant is required to pay a non‐refundable Bid Participation Fee of $500 as a condition of completing the Part 1 Proposal to the extent that such participant has not already paid a bid participation fee pursuant to its participation in a 2019 procurement event.

06-12-2019

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Q: Can you provide instructions on how to deliver the $500 bid participation fee?

Please contact the Procurement Administrator for complete instructions for payment of the bid participation fee.

06-12-2019