W&S-174: What are you looking for as proof that we paid the bid participation fee?

The Bid Participation Fee is due by the Part 1 Date and a Bidder must provide evidence of compliance with this requirement with the Part 1 Proposal. Such evidence includes a photocopy of the check, a confirmation page from the e-check website, or a receipt from the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”). Please provide this evidence by upload to the online Part 1 Form or by email to

The Procurement Administrator will confirm with the IPA that the payment of the Bid Participation Fee has been received before the Part 1 Proposal can be considered complete.