MES 2023-24 Year-End Webinar, Upcoming Portal Maintenance On March 4 & 7, Final IPA Policy Study

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]

Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Year-End Report Guidance

Section 1-75(c-10) of the Illinois Power Agency Act (IPA Act) requires the Illinois Power Agency (IPA or Agency) to establish an Equity Accountability System, including a Minimum Equity Standard (MES) for the project workforce of entities applying for renewable energy credit (REC) contracts under the IPA’s Indexed REC procurements and Illinois Shines program. The MES […]

ICC Final Order Approving 2024 Long-Term Plan, Project Inspections Resuming March 1, MES Year-End Report

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]

Group B Small DG Block Now Closed, Illinois Shines Legacy Portal Retirement, MES Year-End Report Webinar

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]

Errors in Filling Out Community Solar Disclosure Forms

The Program Administrator continues review of completed Disclosure Forms and has noticed several concerning patterns of fields being completed incorrectly or incompletely. The Disclosure Form is designed to provide customers with clear information about their solar project including its costs, and the result of these errors is that customers are provided incorrect or inadequate information. […]

Group B Small DG Soft Close, Accessing ComEd CS Portal Before Planned Outage on February 14, Comments on Draft Policy Study Due February 12

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]

ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation Key Dates, IPA Power Hour – Clean Energy Future for Public Schools

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]

Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Year End Report Due July 15, TCS – Part II Demonstration of Project Commitments, ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation

The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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 Stakeholder Support Program News – New or Updated […]