2024-25 Program Year Opened June 3, 2024-25 MES Compliance Plans Now Past Due, Annual Report Requirement and Support

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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

  • Program Year Program Administrator Office Hours
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • 2024-25 Illinois Shines Program Year Opens
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2024-25 Program Year Compliance Plans Past Due
  • IPA Updates Equity Eligible Persons (EEP) Form on the Equity Portal
  • IPA Updates EIEC map
  • June 2024 Consumer Protection Working Group Summary
  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour – Tax Incentives for Solar Energy: The 101 on the Inflation Reduction Act
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • 2024-25 Program Year Welcome Webinar Materials
  • New REC Contracts, and REC Contracts for Waitlisted Projects as of June 3, 2024
  • Annual Report Requirement and Support
  • EEC Subcontractor Application Opened on June 3, 2024
  • EEC Single Project AV Clarification
  • Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year
  • Clarification Announcement – Distributed Generation (DG) Installation Designees

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • ComEd Community Solar Portal Outages
  • June REC Invoicing Opened June 1, 2024
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for June
  • Re-Batching for ICC Meetings

Application Processing Updates

  • Application Processing Tables

Program Portal Updates

  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases

Requirements and Reminders

  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • IPA 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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