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The IPA announces new information related to Next Two Weeks 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:  

Next Week in Illinois Shines

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024 – Invoices must be submitted to the utility
  • Thursday, January 11, 2024 – AV Application Stakeholder Feedback Request Due

Stakeholder Support

  • Program Administrator Office Hours
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • AV Application Stakeholder Feedback Request due January 11 – Input Requested
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Mid-Year Report Deadline; Past Due Notice
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Year End Report Details Forthcoming
  • Micro Grant of $10,000 7th District Small Business Restoration Grant
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • Draft Drawdown Calculations Now Available to AVs on SharePoint
  • 2023 Illinois Shines AV and Designee Program Satisfaction Survey Results
  • Advance of Capital Evaluation– Final Criteria Posted
  • Guidance on Group A Distributed Generation (DG) Capacity and Waitlists

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • January REC Invoicing Opened January 1, 2024
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for January
  • Re-Batching for ICC Meetings

Application Processing Updates       

  • Reminder that Project Submissions to Group A Still Encouraged
  • Extended Part II Application Processing Times
  • Application Processing Tables

Program Portal Updates 

  • Portal Upgrade to PVWatts API Version 8 Completed December 21, 2023
  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases 

Requirements and Reminders 

  • Stakeholder Feedback 
  • Long-Term Plan Update
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers

Thank you!    
Illinois Shines Program    
[email protected]