ComEd Community Solar Portal Outages

The Program Administrator is aware that the ComEd Community Solar Portal has experienced outages since mid-February 2024, impacting the ability to add/remove subscribers and CS subscriber billing. The Program Administration team is working hard to support Approved Vendors impacted by these outages and will provide updates as this system comes back to full operating capacity. 

Find a CS Project Report – Updates Requested

The IPA and Program Administrator seek updated Illinois Shines Community Solar project information from Approved Vendors for the Find a Community Solar Project report at the Illinois Shines Program website, including project-specific information known to AVs. This report is valuable to interested subscribers, the Agency, and other stakeholders. A template to edit or add projects has […]

Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year

On May 28, 2024, the Program announced Community Solar Updates and Reminders for the 2024-25 Program Year, including details and next steps on Traditional Community Solar (TCS) and Community-Driven Community Solar (CDCS) application and review timelines, scoring criteria updates, and more. The waitlisted Community Solar projects that were awarded capacity during the 2024-25 Program Year […]

ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation and the CS March Quarterly Reporting Period

The IPA understands that the ComEd community solar subscription portal has been inaccessible since February 15, 2024, despite being scheduled to come back online on February 20, 2024. The IPA is working closely with ComEd on a solution for AVs impacted by this outage that need to conform with the March Quarterly Reporting Period and […]

ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation and the CS March Quarterly Reporting Period Key Dates

On January 16, 2024, the Program published information on ComEd’s switch from Account Numbers to Electric Choice ID Numbers, including implementation details and relevant impacts. Please note that the existing CS disclosure form will not be impacted by this update. Approved Vendors will enter the ComEd’s Electric Choice ID Number, rather than the ComEd Account […]