Guidance on Group A DG Capacity and Waitlists, Upcoming CDCS Random Selection Event

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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 

  • Guidance on Group A Distributed Generation Capacity and Waitlists
  • DG Disclosure Form (DF) Application Programming Interface (API) Working Group Concluded
  • Upcoming Program Year 2023-24 Community-Driven Community Solar (CDCS) Random Selection Event
  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Mid-Year Reports Due – December 31, 2023
  • Equitable Energy Future Grant Program NOFO
  • Advance of Capital Evaluation Criteria
  • 180-Day Prioritization Window for Public Schools Subcategories Closed
  • Designee Renewal Process
  • Consumer Protection Working Group
  • DG Project Look Up Tool
  • New to the Program Website

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • November REC Invoicing Opened December 1, 2023
  • Part II Verification Cut Off for December
  • 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
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers
  • Program Administrator Office Hours