Energization Extensions for November, Advance of Capital Evaluation Criteria, CDCS Update

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The IPA announces new information related to 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:  

Program News 

  • Illinois Shines Program Holiday Hours
  • Energization Extensions for November
  • Advance of Capital Evaluation Criteria
  • Program Year 2023-24 Community-Driven Community Solar (CDCS)
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Mid-Year Reports Due – December 31, 2023
  • Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Pricing in Disclosure Forms (DF) – Entry Clarification
  • DG Disclosure Form (DF) Application Programming Interface (API) Working Group
  • Chicago Jobs Council Roundtable Session and Networking Event on November 20, 2023
  • 180-Day Prioritization Window for Public Schools Subcategories Closes on November 28, 2023
  • Designee Renewal Process
  • DG Project Look Up Tool
  • Consumer Satisfaction Survey

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • 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
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Ongoing Program Portal Updates 

  • Portal Upgrade to PVWatts API Version 8 Planned for December 12, 2023
  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases 

Requirements and Reminders 

  • Stakeholder Feedback 
  • Long-Term Plan Update
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for November
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers
  • Program Administrator Office Hours 

Thank you!
Illinois Shines Program    
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