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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
  • Illinois Shines Program Holiday Hours
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • Group B Equity Eligible Contractor Block Now Closed
  • Annual Report
  • Bi-Annual Reports
  • IPA Releases Request for Qualifications 24-RFQ-03 for Racial Disparity Study Consultant
  • EEC Single Project AV Clarification
  • DG Installer Designee Clarification
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • 2024-25 Program Year Welcome Webinar
  • REC Transfers
  • Program Closure May 27, 2024 – June 2, 2024
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2023-24 Year-End Report Open for Submissions
  • Illinois Power Agency Updates Equity Investment Eligible Community Map
  • Updated Program Year 2024-25 Program Guidebook, Consumer Protection Handbook, and DG and CS Contract Requirement Documents Released
  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour – Prevailing Wage and PLAs
  • Equitable Energy Future and the Community Solar Energy Sovereignty Grant Programs
  • IPA Releases Final 2024 Illinois Shines REC Delivery Contracts
  • IPA Published 2024 Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan
  • Dropbox Sign Security Incident

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • Part II Verification Cut Off for May
  • Re-Batching for ICC Meetings

Application Processing Updates       

  • Application Processing Tables 

Program Portal Updates 

  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases 

Requirements and Reminders 

  • Stakeholder Feedback   
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers
  • Illinois Shines Legacy Portal Retirement
  • State of Illinois Employment Workshops

Thank you!    
Illinois Shines Program    
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