Each Block presented by the Bidder must have a single Bid (i.e., a single price per REC for that Block). Thus, you cannot provide a different SREC price for each of the systems.
After the Part 1 Notification Date, you cannot add systems to your Proposal. Systems that are co-located are considered to be separate systems for purposes of bidding in the procurement events as long as each system has its own separate revenue quality meter (or has its own production read separately) and has its own identifier … Continue reading One of my qualified systems is actually two systems, with two separate inverters. Can I split these systems up in my Part 2 Proposal?
A Bidder’s Part 2 Proposal and any supporting documentation and information, including the Letter of Credit, is due by 12 PM (noon) CPT on October 1, 2015.
Please note that the supporting documentation you mention in your question is to support the fact that systems are existing. As such, this documentation is NOT required for new systems. As stated with the DG RFP Rules, a Bidder may provide one of the following as supporting documentation for existing systems: (i) Interconnection Agreement; (ii) … Continue reading If a system included in my Proposal cannot provide the Interconnection Agreement or the net metering application approval letter, what documentation can I provide for my system?
As explained in Paragraph V.5.4 of the DG RFP Rules, the annual volume of RECs to be delivered each period (with the exception of the first year for new systems) is determined by the winning system’s size (nameplate capacity DC Rating) and technology-specific capacity factor as provided in Table I-1 of the RFP Rules. The … Continue reading We have systems that do not meet the capacity factor that will be used for evaluation purposes. Can we, as part of our Bids, either vary the system size or the capacity factor? We are not sure whether the system could fulfill the 80% delivery requirement under the contract.
There is no extension process under the DG RFP. If a system does not deliver one REC on or before July 15, 2016, the contract is not cancelled. Rather, such system will be removed from the applicable supplier contract and the amount of RECs under contract correspondingly reduced. The IPA may draw upon the Letter … Continue reading What occurs if a system is awarded a contract, but due to some unforeseen delay the system does not generate 1 REC by May 31st for delivery to the utility by July 15th? Is there an extension process? Is the contract cancelled and the entirety of the letter of credit forfeited?
Yes, there may be changes to this document. A draft has been posted on September 25, 2015.
Any additional Utility DG procurement events will be under the next Procurement Plan and the exact timing is not known at this time. Please register for our announcements to receive more information regarding the timing of future events.
The Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) sponsors various procurement events for the purchase of Renewable Energy Credits. Individual system owners are not precluded from participating directly. However, both for the Utility Distributed Generation RFP (“DG RFP”) and for the Supplemental Photovoltaic RFP (“SPV RFP”), there is a minimum capacity that must be put up for bid. … Continue reading I am an individual system owner (15.75 kW PV system). Can I participate in the IPA’s procurement events?
Yes. The RFP Rules provide that other relevant documentation may be provided, such as a Certificate of Completion. Other such documents will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.