As described in Section 6.4 of the Indexed REC Contract, no later than December 1, 2023, the Seller is required to provide an MES Mid-Year Confirmation to the IPA. An MES Mid-Year Confirmation should be submitted by all Sellers with a contract for Indexed RECs to demonstrate progress toward meeting the MES for the Program Year. This requirement applies to all Projects awarded Indexed REC Contracts in the Fall 2022 and Summer 2023 Indexed REC Procurements for which the Minimum Equity Standard applies. If Construction Activities for the Project have not yet begun Seller is still required to submit the MES Mid-Year Confirmation to the IPA and indicate that Construction Activities have not yet commenced within the virtual form.
To submit the MES Mid-Year Confirmation to the IPA, please complete the virtual form available on the IPA’s website. Instructions for completing and submitting the report to the IPA for review are provided on the virtual form. The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page on the IPA’s website provides helpful resources and tips: https://ipa.illinois.gov/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.html as well as the Procurement RFP FAQs: https://www.ipa-energyrfp.com/faqs/.