Indexed Wind, Solar, and Brownfield

Public Act 102-0662 (the “Climate and Equitable Jobs Act”) was signed into law and became effective on September 15, 2021. The IPA Act, as amended by Public Act 102-0662, establishes a subsequent forward procurement for indexed renewable energy credits (“Indexed RECs”) from new utility-scale wind projects (projects over 5 MW), new utility-scale solar projects (projects over 5 MW), and new brownfield site photovoltaic projects.

The quantities to be procured are 2,500,000 Indexed RECs delivered annually from new utility-scale wind projects, 2,000,000 Indexed RECs delivered annually from new utility-scale solar projects, and 125,000 Indexed RECs delivered annually from new brownfield site photovoltaic projects. The procurement event will be held within 240 days after the effective date of Public Act 102-0662.

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 the Indexed Wind, Solar, and Brownfield RFP through the Register Page by selecting the “Indexed Wind, Solar, and Brownfield” option.

RSVP for the Indexed REC Webcast scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 2PM (CPT) here!

Click here to view FAQs related to the Indexed Wind, Solar, and Brownfield RFP.

A Stakeholder Workshop was held Monday, February 7, 2022 at 1PM (CPT). Materials from the Workshop including the presentation and recording are available on the Draft Documents page below.