NERA Economic Consulting Invites Interested Parties to Comment on the Standard Contract for the Commonwealth Edison Company Procurement Related to Renewable Energy Credits

04 February 2008

NEW YORK, 4 February -- NERA Economic Consulting (NERA) is administering the request for proposals (RFP) that Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) will use to procure Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).

The "2008 ComEd RFP" website ( is the main source for announcements and information for this procurement process. A draft REC contract that would be used by ComEd and winning RFP bidders has been posted to the "Renewables" page of the 2008 ComEd RFP website. NERA is soliciting comments on the REC contract.

The deadline for comments is Wednesday, 20 February 2008 at noon CPT. Comments on the draft REC contract are to be submitted by email to Dr. Chantale LaCasse of NERA, at the following e-mail address:

Interested parties can register to the website to receive additional announcements regarding the procurement process ( For more information on the 2008 ComEd RFP website, please contact Benjamin Chee at +1 212 345 0091.

NERA Economic Consulting (, founded in 1961 as National Economic Research Associates, is a unit of the Oliver Wyman Group, an MMC company.

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