Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2023-24 Year-End Report Opens for Submissions, EIEC Map Update, May REC Invoicing Open

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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
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) 2023-24 Year-End Report Open for Submissions
  • Illinois Power Agency Updates Equity Investment Eligible Community Map
  • Annual Reports
  • May 2024 Consumer Protection Working Group Summary
  • Program Closure May 27, 2024 – June 2, 2024
  • Dropbox Sign Security Incident
  • New to the Program Website

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • Updated Program Year 2024-25 Program Guidebook, Consumer Protection Handbook, and DG and CS Contract Requirement Documents Released
  • IPA Publishes 2024 Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan
  • 2024-25 Program Year Welcome Webinar
  • U.S. EPA Awards $156 Million to Bring the Benefits of Solar Energy to Underserved Communities Across Illinois 

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • May REC Invoicing Opened May 1, 2024
  • 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   
  • REC Transfers
  • 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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