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Indexed REC-6: Have additional Energy Transition Community Grant Areas been identified for the Summer 2024 Procurement?

An Energy Transition Community Grant Area is an area that was identified by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity as eligible to receive a grant under the Energy Transition Community Grant Program, established in Section 10-20 of Public Act 102-0662. At this time, no additional areas have been identified by the DCEO as eligible to receive a grant under the Energy Transition Community Grant Program.

A table with the eligible Energy Transition Community Grant Areas was provided in Appendix 16 to the Fall 2023 RFP Rules. No changes are expected to this list for the upcoming Summer 2024 procurement event.

Please note that there is a comment process that will take place prior to the issuance of the FINAL Summer 2024 RFP Rules and elements may be subject to change. In particular, please be aware that Topic 1 in the Invitation to Comment relates to the required percentage for which a project must be located in an Energy Transition Community Grant Area. Please see the Calendar posted on the procurement website for deadlines regarding this comment process.