2024-25 Program Year Opens June 3, 2024, Final 2024-25 PY Capacity Allocations, MES Compliance Plans for 2024-25 Program Year Due June 3, 2024

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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
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • Final 2024-25 Block Sizes Following Capacity Reallocation and Processing of Waitlisted Applications
  • Program Closure May 27, 2024 – June 2, 2024
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2024-25 Program Year Compliance Plan Due June 3, 2024
  • EEC Subcontractor Application Opens June 3, 2024
  • Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year
  • New REC Contracts, and REC Contracts for Waitlisted Projects as of June 3, 2024
  • June 2024 Consumer Protection Working Group
  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour – Prevailing Wage and PLAs
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • REC Transfers
  • Bi-Annual Reports
  • Annual Report Requirement and Support
  • 2024-25 Program Year Welcome Webinar Materials
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2023-24 Year-End Report Open for Submissions
  • Illinois Power Agency Updates Equity Investment Eligible Community Map
  • EEC Single Project AV Clarification
  • Clarification Announcement – Distributed Generation (DG) Installation Designees

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • June REC Invoicing Opens 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 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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