Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Year End Report Due July 15, TCS – Part II Demonstration of Project Commitments, ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation

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The IPA announces new information related to Next Week 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:  

Next Week in Illinois Shines

  • Events – No events scheduled
  • Due Dates
    • January 31, 2024 – Re-batching Opens for AVs
    • February 2, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. CPT – Re-batching closes for AVs

Stakeholder Support

  • Program Administrator Office Hours
  • Application Tips and Tricks

Program News – New or Updated Items

  • AV Application Stakeholder Feedback Request

Program News – Previously Published Items

  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Year End Report Due July 15, 2024
  • ComEd Electric Choice ID Implementation and the CS March Quarterly Reporting Period
  • Illinois Power Agency Updates Energy Workforce Equity Portal –
  • TCS – Part II Demonstration of Project Commitments and Permissible Changes
  • Public Schools Category Update: Public Act 103-0580 Passed; Higher Education Institutions May Apply 
  • Illinois Power Agency Power Hour – Clean Energy Future for Public Schools: Benefits and Challenges
  • Guidance on Group A Distributed Generation (DG) Capacity and Waitlists

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

Program Portal Updates 

  • Portal Upgrade to PVWatts API Version 8 Completed December 21, 2023
  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases 

Requirements and Reminders 

  • Stakeholder Feedback 
  • Micro Grant of $10,000 7th District Small Business Restoration Grant
  • Long-Term Plan Update
  • IPA Issues Request for AVs and Installer Designees Interested in Serving Stranded Illinois Shines DG Customers

Thank you!    
Illinois Shines Program    
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