COVID-19 Marketing Guidelines Update and Clarifications

The Illinois Power Agency provides the following communication as an update and clarification of its prohibition on in-person marketing and solicitation issued on March 20, 2020. At present, the IPA’s emergency revisions to its marketing guidelines prohibiting in-person marketing and solicitation remain in effect until further notice.  In responding to questions about when that prohibition …

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Consumer Complaint Database posted

The Program Administrator announces that a Database of Consumer Complaints is now available on the Adjustable Block Program and Illinois Shines websites. The database provides a summary of complaints received by the programs and the status of their resolution. This report complements the previously released Disciplinary Actions Report and will be updated when changes occur …

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IPA COVID-19 Announcement

The IPA has released this statement regarding COVID-19. All Program participants are requested to read this announcement as it, among other factors: Includes a change in Program requirements and the Marketing Guidelines Establishes new requirements around face-to-face interaction Provides updates on planned workshops Gives guidance on system inspections going forward

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Illinois Shines Program Timeline

The Program Administrator has developed a Program timeline to help participants in Illinois Shines and the general public understand Illinois Shines Program mechanics and estimated timelines for each step of the application and payment process. Illinois Shines Program Timeline – Summary of each step of the program with estimated processing times. This timeline is customized …

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Spanish Language Brochures

The Community Solar Spanish language brochure and an updated Distributed Generation Spanish language brochure have been posted to the Illinois Adjustable Block Program website and to the Illinois Shines website.

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Community Solar Brochure and Spanish DG Brochure Released

The Illinois Shines Community Solar informational brochure is now live and accessible on the Illinois Shines website. Additionally, for primarily Spanish speaking project hosts, the Illinois Shines Distributed Generation informational brochure is now live and accessible in Spanish on the Illinois Shines website. A Spanish version of the Illinois Shines Community Solar informational brochure is …

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Illinois Shines Program Open for Project Applications

The Illinois Shines Program opened for project applications on January 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM CST. The volume of project applications received for each block in the program are available on the Illinois Adjustable Block Program website dashboard.  The dashboard shows megawatt capacity of each block broken down by submission and review status. The dashboard is …

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