2023-24 MES Year-End Report Deadline, Annual Report Requirement and Support, Equity Accountability System Survey

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The IPA announces new information related to coming up in Illinois Shines, Stakeholder Support, Program News, Ongoing Operations Updates, Application Processing Updates, Ongoing Program Portal Updates, and other Requirements and Reminders. The full announcement is available here. Topics covered include the following:

Coming up in Illinois Shines

  • Events
  • Due Dates


Stakeholder Support

  • 2024-25 Program Year Program Administrator Office Hours
  • Illinois Shines Holiday Hours
  • Application Tips and Tricks


Program News – New or Updated Items

  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Reminders – 2023-24 Program Year Year-End Report Deadline, 2024-25 Program Year Compliance Plans Past Due
  • Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year
  • Find a CS Project Report – Updates Requested
  • Equity Accountability System Survey
  • New to the Program Website


Program News – Previously Published Items

  • Annual Report Requirement and Support
  • 2024-25 Program Year Opening and Resources
  • New REC Contracts, and REC Contracts for Waitlisted Projects as of June 3, 2024
  • IPA Updates EIEC Map
  • IPA Updates Equity Eligible Persons (EEP) Form on the Equity Portal
  • EEC Subcontractor Application Opened on June 3, 2024
  • EEC Single Project AV Clarification


Ongoing Operations Updates

  • ComEd Community Solar Portal Outages
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for June
  • Re-Batching for ICC Meetings


Application Processing Updates

  • Application Processing Tables
  • Application Processing Update


Program Portal Updates

  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases

Requirements and Reminders

  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour –Tax Incentives for Solar Energy: the 101 on the Inflation Reduction Act
  • Clarification Announcement – Distributed Generation (DG) Installation Designees
  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers
  • Illinois Shines Legacy Portal Retirement
  • State of Illinois Employment Workshops
  • IPA Releases Request for Qualifications 24-RFQ-03 for Racial Disparity Study Consultant


Thank you!    
Illinois Shines Program    
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