Author: Program Administrator

November 30, 2018: Workshop on Community Solar Disclosure Forms & Program Guidelines for Application Submittal

The Illinois Power Agency and the Adjustable Block Program Administrator will hold two stakeholder meetings on November 30, 2018. Please note this is an adjustment from the tentatively published date. The first meeting will be held from 10:00 AM –12:00 PM CST and cover draft community solar marketing guidelines, draft brochure, and community solar consumer protection disclosure forms. The second meeting will be held from 1:00-5:00 PM CST and cover the draft program guidelines for project application submittal. Both meetings will be held at the following location:

James R. Thompson Center
Assembly Hall, Lower Level
100 West Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

Both meetings will also be accessible via webinar.

The 10:00 AM meeting will be accessible at the following link:
https://zoom.us/j/219694470 You can call into the webinar by phone at +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8665 and Meeting ID: 219 694 470
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Google Calendar – https://zoom.us/meeting/219694470/calendar/google/add
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The 1:00 PM meeting will be accessible at the following link:
https://zoom.us/j/671109232 You can call into the webinar by phone at +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8665 and Meeting ID: 671 109 232
To automatically add this link to your calendar you can click:
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Outlook Calendar – https://zoom.us/meeting/671109232/ics

Draft documents to be discussed at this stakeholder meeting are expected to be released by November 26, 2018. The Program Administrator will accept comments on all material covered in this stakeholder process by email at comments@illinoisabp.com until December 10th, 2018 at 5:00 PM CST.

Final Approved Vendor Requirements Posted

The final Approved Vendor requirements have been released by the IPA and the Program Administrator. The requirements can be viewed here. The portal for Approved Vendor applications will open Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 8 AM CDT on the Illinois ABP website. A training webinar will be held by the Program Administrator at 11 AM CDT.  The training webinar will cover how to navigate the website and complete the application process.  A Q&A session will be held after the presentation.  Webinar details are as follows:

Topic: Approved Vendor Registration Training
Time: Nov 1, 2018 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2869017006

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16465588665,,2869017006# or +16699006833,,2869017006#

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 558 8665 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 286 901 7006

A recording of the webinar and copy of the presentation will be made available on the website.

November 1, 2018: Approved Vendor Application Portal Opens & Training Webinar

On November 1, 2018, the Adjustable Block Program Administrator will begin accepting Approved Vendor applications via the Illinois ABP website.  The final Approved Vendor Application and Standards guidelines will be available, and a training webinar will be provided.  The training webinar will cover how to navigate the website and complete the application process.  A Q&A session will be held after the presentation.  Webinar details are as follows:

Topic: Approved Vendor Registration Training
Time: Nov 1, 2018 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/2869017006

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16465588665,,2869017006# or +16699006833,,2869017006#

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 558 8665 or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 286 901 7006

A recording of the webinar and copy of the presentation will be made available on the website.

Recording of Live Meeting and Webinar for the Approved Vendor Stakeholder Process Now Available

A recording of the webinar and live meeting for the Approved Vendor Stakeholder process is now available. The meeting was held on Wednesday, October 10th. Click here to view a full recording of this webinar.

You can also click here to download a copy of the presentation shown during the meeting.

All of the draft documents discussed during the meeting can be found here.

The Program Administrator will accept comments on Approved Vendor registration requirements by email at comments@illinoisabp.com until October 19th, 2018 at 5:00 PM CDT and on distributed generation marketing guidelines and distributed generation consumer protection disclosure forms until October 26th, 2018 at 5:00 PM CDT.

October 10th Approved Vendor Stakeholder Meeting Agenda Posted

The agenda for the October 10th Approved Vendor stakeholder meeting can be found here.   The stakeholder meeting will cover Approved Vendor registration requirements, draft distributed generation marketing guidelines, and draft distributed generation consumer protection disclosure forms. (Draft guidelines and forms for community solar will be released for review at a later date.)

Draft Approved Vendor requirements and distributed generation consumer protection documents to be discussed at the stakeholder meeting are posted here.

The meeting will be held October 10, 2018 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM CDT in Chicago at the following location:
James R. Thompson Center
Assembly Hall, Lower Level
100 West Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

The meeting can be accessed via webinar at:
https://zoom.us/j/939241341

The meeting can be accessed via telephone at:
+1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8665, Meeting ID: 939 241 341.

Please contact the Program Administrator via email at admin@illinoisabp.com or via telephone at 877-783-1820 with questions about the meeting.