Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall conduct at least one workshop and issue a report that identifies the volumes, generation sources by fuel type, and market values of hourly electricity imports to and exports from Illinois for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Provides that the report shall be submitted to the Governor and the General Assembly, as well as posted on the Internet website of the Commission, on or before March 1, 2022. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2023. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that beginning June 1, 2022, alternative retail electric suppliers may procure renewable energy resources from a renewable energy generator located in Illinois for self-directing retail customers. Sets forth qualifications to be a self-directing retail customer. Provides for the duration of self-supply renewable portfolio standard agreements. Provides that an electric utility shall include an additional separate line item credit on the monthly bills of self-directing retail customers to fully rebate to self-directing retail customers the costs associated with the purchase of renewable energy resources. Provides that an electric utility shall not procure renewable energy resources for self-directing retail customers. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Provides that all renewable energy credits procured by alternative retail electric suppliers under the terms of self-supply renewable portfolio standard agreements, shall be used to meet the goals set forth in the long-term renewable resources procurement plan for the delivery year. Defines terms.