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Large Customer Self-direct Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance Program

Public Act 102-0662 (the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act or “CEJA”) enacted on September 15, 2021, contained a new provision, Section 1-75(c)(1)(R) of the Illinois Power Agency Act, which required the Illinois Power Agency to develop a Self-direct Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance Program. The Self-direct Program encourages large Illinois electricity customers served by ComEd or Ameren Illinois to retire Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) acquired through long-term contracts with new utility-scale wind and solar facilities. Self-direct Program participants receive an electric bill credit reducing Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)-related bill charges.

2023-2024 Program Year

The Agency is currently accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Program Year. Applications are due by March 15, 2023.

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