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GEN-45: Can you list the opportunities that may exist for a solar company through the IPA’s procurements or programs?

There are no procurements scheduled for RECs from utility-scale solar projects in 2019. The remaining procurements for 2019 include the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP. Please see the information available for this procurement event on its dedicated page on ipa-energyrfp.com. Additional information pertaining to future REC procurement events from solar projects can be found in … Continue reading Can you list the opportunities that may exist for a solar company through the IPA’s procurements or programs?

GEN-44: What information can you provide about future procurements of RECs from utility-scale solar projects?

Currently, there are no procurements scheduled for RECs from utility-scale solar projects under the Initial Long-Term Plan of the Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”).  The IPA has released a draft Revised Long-Term Plan released on August 15, 2019, which is available here: https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/ipa/Pages/Renewable_Resources.aspx In this Revised Long-Term Plan, the IPA is not proposing to conduct additional … Continue reading What information can you provide about future procurements of RECs from utility-scale solar projects?

GEN-41: Where can I find more information on procurement events related to RECs?

Currently, the IPA plans to hold the following procurement events for Renewable Energy Credits in 2019: Low-Income Community Solar Pilot, Utility-Scale Wind, and Community Renewable Generation Program. Please see the information available for these procurement events on each of the  dedicated pages on ipa-energyrfp.com. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. The schedules … Continue reading Where can I find more information on procurement events related to RECs?

Gen-32: Are there any competitive procurements currently scheduled for 2019?

The Spring 2019 Block Energy and Capacity RFP took place in May 2019. The Brownfield RFP will take place over Summer 2019. Later in the year, the following events are scheduled: the Fall 2019 Block Energy and Capacity RFP, the Utility-Scale Wind RFP, the 2019 Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Project, and the Community Renewable Generation … Continue reading Are there any competitive procurements currently scheduled for 2019?

Archived-Gen-26: Are there procurement events that offer REC payments for terms longer than five years?

The contracts under the 2017-2018 Initial Forward Procurements, which encompasses the Summer 2017 Wind and Solar RFP and the two procurement events under the Spring 2018 New Solar RFP, are for a 15 year term. The second procurement event under the Spring 2018 New Solar RFP will begin with a webcast on Thursday, March 29, … Continue reading Are there procurement events that offer REC payments for terms longer than five years?

Archived-Gen-25: Are details available on the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot program?

The Low-Income Community Solar Pilot project is proposed as part of the Illinois Power Agency’s Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“LTRRPP”). The Illinois Commerce Commission (“Commission”) will render a decision on the LTRRPP and this decision is expected on April 3, 2018. The Commission may change in whole or in part the proposal made by … Continue reading Are details available on the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot program?

Archived-Gen-24: Are details available on the Adjustable Block Program?

The Illinois Commerce Commission (“Commission”) will render a decision on the Adjustable Block Program proposed as part of the Illinois Power Agency’s Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“LTRRPP”), and this decision is expected on April 3, 2018. The Commission may change in whole or in part the proposal made by Illinois Power Agency with regard … Continue reading Are details available on the Adjustable Block Program?