IFP-18: Are there plans for future rounds of additional Wind and Solar REC procurements?

Yes, two procurement events to complete the initial forward procurements for the delivery of 800,000 total RECs annually from new utility-scale solar projects or brownfield site photovoltaic projects have been planned. The calendar for these upcoming procurements is available on the procurement website:

In response to Public Act 99-0906, on December 4, 2017, the Illinois Power Agency filed its Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“LTRRPP”) which addresses a variety of new procurements and programs. The LTRRPP is subject to approval by the Illinois Commerce Commission (expected on April 3, 2018). The filed plan and related documents are available on the Illinois Power Agency website here: