Traditional Community Solar Audit Update, Preparing for the New Program Year, Annual Reports, DF Leniency Period Update

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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

  • Traditional Community Solar Score Audit and Appeal Update
  • Preparing For the New Program Year
  • Annual Reports

Ongoing Operations Updates

  • DF Leniency Period and SharePoint DF Workaround Process Update
  • Portal Tips and Tools
  • March REC Invoicing Opens May 1, 2023

Application Processing Updates

  • Application Processing Tables
  • Community-Driven Community Solar Application Review and Scoring Process

Ongoing Program Portal Updates

  • Updates on Portal Issues, Improvements, and Future Releases

Requirements and Reminders

  • Minimum Equity Standard (MES) Compliance Form Release
  • Stakeholder Feedback
  • Blanket Extension of Energization Deadline for All Illinois Shines Projects with Energization Deadlines Between April 14 – August 15, 2023
  • Eligibility Criteria for EEC and the EEC Category – Request for Feedback by May 5, 2023
  • EEC Block Capacity – Long-Term Plan Reopening
  • 3G Cell Pack Switch Out
  • Program Administrator Office Hours