Wind and Solar Procurement (Initial Forward Procurements)

Public Act 99-0906 (the “Future Energy Jobs Bill”) was signed into law on December 7, 2016 and became effective June 1, 2017. This legislation calls for (i) an initial forward procurement for the delivery of one million renewable energy credits delivered annually from new utility-scale wind projects to AIC, ComEd, and MEC; and (ii) an initial forward procurement for the delivery of one million renewable energy credits delivered annually from new utility-scale solar projects and brownfield site photovoltaic projects to AIC, ComEd, and MEC. For each procurement event, delivery of the renewable energy credits begins on June 1, 2019, if available, but not later than June 1, 2021.

Deadlines and dates of main events are provided on the Calendar Page.

The final REC Contract and related materials are provided on the Final Documents page

You may register to receive announcements for the procurement events under the Wind and Solar RFP through the Register Page by selecting the “Wind and Solar” option.

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