The Stakeholder Request for Feedback process is just for submitting feedback and not for providing any materials related to qualifying in the actual procurement event. In preparation for a next procurement, the IPA and Procurement Administrator are seeking stakeholder feedback on several topics, in the form of seven (7) questions in the Request for Feedback … Continue reading Are any materials to qualify in the next procurement under the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP due on May 17, 2021, the deadline for responding to the Stakeholder Request for Feedback?
All information regarding the Fall 2019 Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP can be found at https://www.ipa-energyrfp.com/2019-low-income-community-solar-pilot-procurement-ipa/. On this page you will find links to the presentation and recording of the Bidder Information Webcast posted on October 23, 2019, as well as the Final RFP Rules posted on October 30, 2019. If you have any further … Continue reading Where can I find additional information on the Fall 2019 Low-Income Community Solar Pilot RFP?
At this time, due to budget constraints, there is no planned solar forward procurements.
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. As the Act makes clear, a generating unit whose costs were being recovered through rates regulated by Illinois or any other state or states on or after January 1, 2017 is ineligible for RPS compliance. This is stated in other portions of the Final Long-Term Renewable Resources … Continue reading In the final revised LTRRPP section 5.4 states: “Second, P.A. 99-0906 introduced a new standard related to how generating units recover their costs. This standard not only prohibits the use of RECs from generating units that do not recover their costs through state-regulated rates, but also assesses penalties for RECs from systems later found to be non-compliant.” This reads as if generating units who do NOT have their rates regulated by the state, are unable to compete in REC procurements, which is the opposite of what is stated in the Act. Can you please clarify?
The Part 1 Proposal requirements used in the 2019 procurement under the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Project Program are in Article IV of the RFP Rules (https://ipa-energyrfp.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Low-Income-Community-Solar-Pilot-RFP-Rules-with-references-corrected-October-30-2019.pdf ). However, prior to holding the next procurement, the IPA intends to consider changes to the requirements for bidder participation (including the opportunity for stakeholder input) based on … Continue reading Have the proposal requirements for the next Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Program available?
The next procurement under the Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Project Program has not yet been scheduled. The IPA’s Final Revised Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Final Revised Plan”) is dated April 20, 2020 and it states that the IPA(section 8.6.4) will hold another procurement under this program “during either the 2020-2021 or 2021-2022 programs years” … Continue reading Is there any additional information available regarding the timing of the next Low-Income Community Solar Pilot Program?
Currently, there is no procurement for RECs from brownfield site photovoltaic projects scheduled for 2020. The IPA’s Final Revised Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan (“Final Revised Plan”) is dated April 20, 2020 and it states that (section 5.9.3): “if funds are available and additional Adjustable Block Program procurement quantities are satisfied, the Agency would conduct … Continue reading Is there an upcoming procurement for RECs from Brownfield Site Photovoltaic Projects?
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?
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?
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?