Below are the different categories that your Application status may be in, in the order that an Application progresses through the Illinois Shines review process.

  1. Disclosure Form has not been signed. The Approved Vendor cannot submit a project application without a signed Disclosure Form.
  2. Disclosure Form Complete. Initial application not yet started by Approved Vendor.
  3. Initial application started by Approved Vendor, but not yet submitted to Program.
  4. Initial application submitted to Program by Approved Vendor.
  5. Initial application submitted to Program by Approved Vendor and under review.
  6. Initial application approved by Program Administrator, pending approval by Illinois Commerce Commission.
  7. Initial project application approved by Illinois Commerce Commission.
  8. Secondary application (for projects that have been completed) started by Approved Vendor but not yet submitted.
  9. Secondary application (for projects that have been completed) submitted to Program by Approved Vendor and under review.
  10. Secondary application (for projects that have been completed) approved by Program Administrator, and application eligible for incentive invoicing on the next quarterly invoicing cycle.
  11. Project completed. Approved Vendor eligible to invoice for incentive payment [Small DG projects] or first incentive payment [Large DG projects]. Please check with your Approved Vendor as to whether they have submitted an invoice and/or received payment. A small DG project is a system that is 25 kW or under in size and a large DG project is any system over 25 kW in size.

Below is the Illinois Shines timeline: