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 currently being developed and will be available in the near future.
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 updated every evening.
The application period closes at deadline for a project application to qualify for the Block 1 lottery is 12:00 PM CST on February 13, 2019. All application fees should be submitted prior to the close of the application period
Only Approved Vendors can submit project applications. Project applications will lead to REC payment contracts only if approved by the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) and the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC).