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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 Administrator Office Hours
  • Upcoming Illinois Shines Holiday Impacts
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • Annual Report period Opens July 1, 2024
  • July 2024 Consumer Protection Working Group
  • Resuming Memo Submission using the New 2024 REC Contracts
  • Illinois Shines Legacy Portal will be Retired June 30, 2024
  • Community-Driven Community Solar (“CDCS”) – Part II Demonstration of Project Commitments and Permissible Changes
  • 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

  • Minimum Equity Standard (“MES”) Reminders – 2023-24 Program Year MES Year-End Report Deadline and 2024-25 Program Year MES Compliance Plans Past Due
  • 2024-25 Illinois Shines Program Year Opening and Resources
  • IPA Updates EIEC Map
  • IPA Updates Equity Eligible Persons (“EEP”) Form on the Equity Portal
  • Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • ComEd Community Solar Portal Outages
  • July REC Invoicing Opens July 1, 2024
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for July
  • 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 

  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • IPA Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested To Serve Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers
  • State of Illinois Employment Workshops

Thank you!    
Illinois Shines Program    
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