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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 Requirement and Updated Support
  • New REC Contracts, and REC Contracts for Waitlisted Projects as of June 3, 2024
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • Equity Accountability System (“EAS”) Survey
  • Minimum Equity Standard (“MES”) Reminders – 2023-24 Program Year MES Year-End Report Deadline, 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
  • EEC Subcontractor Application Opened on June 3, 2024
  • Community Solar Updates and Reminders for 2024-25 Program Year
  • Find a Community Solar Project Report – Updates Requested

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • ComEd Community Solar Portal Outages
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for June
  • 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 

  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour – Tax Incentives for Solar Energy: the 101 on the Inflation Reduction Act
  • Clarification Announcement – Distributed Generation Installation Designees
  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • IPA Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested To Serve 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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