Consumer Complaint Database posted

The Program Administrator announces that a Database of Consumer Complaints is now available on the Adjustable Block Program and Illinois Shines websites. The database provides a summary of complaints received by the programs and the status of their resolution. This report complements the previously released Disciplinary Actions Report and will be updated when changes occur …

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Reminders regarding energization extension requests and force majeure

The Illinois Power Agency and the Adjustable Block Program Administrator recognize that the COVID-19 crisis is creating uncertainties that could impact performance under Adjustable Block Program contracts. (See also the Agency’s March 20, 2020 announcement.) Should Approved Vendors consider requesting extensions to energization deadlines and requests for force majeure, the Agency has the following procedural …

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Group A Small DG Block 1 capacity reached

The Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) and Program Administrator announce that Block 1 for the Group A Small Distributed Generation (“DG”) project category (i.e. DG projects up to and including 10 kWac) has been filled. Block 1 will remain open for 7 calendar days per the soft-close provision in Section 6.3.2 of the Revised Long-Term Plan …

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IPA COVID-19 Announcement

The IPA has released this statement regarding COVID-19. All Program participants are requested to read this announcement as it, among other factors: Includes a change in Program requirements and the Marketing Guidelines Establishes new requirements around face-to-face interaction Provides updates on planned workshops Gives guidance on system inspections going forward

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Large DG and Community Solar waitlists posted

The Program Administrator has posted spreadsheets of the waitlists for the Group A Large DG and Group B Large DG categories on the Large DG dashboard page. Additionally, the Group A Community Solar and Group B Community Solar waitlists can be found on the Community Solar dashboard page. These files will be refreshed daily. Please …

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Group A Large DG Block 4 closed

On March 5, 2020 an application was submitted that exceeded the available capacity in Group A Large DG Block 4. This application and all other applications for this Group/category submitted in a paid batch on or prior to 11:59 PM Central Prevailing Time on that date were allocated to Block 4 up to a cap …

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Group B Large DG Block 4 closed

On March 4, 2020 an application was submitted that exceeded the available capacity in Group B Large DG Block 4. This application and all other applications for this Group/category submitted in a paid batch on or prior to 11:59 PM Central Prevailing Time on that date (731.2 kWac) were allocated to Block 4. These applications …

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Block Closing Protocol

On February 7, 2020, Group B Small DG Block 1 reached its capacity and the soft-close procedure for that Block was initiated and ended on February 21, 2020. Please see the February 7, 2020 announcement and the February 22, 2020 announcement for more details. With the approval of the Agency’s Revised Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement …

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Group B Small DG Block 1 closed

Group B Small DG Block 1 is closed as of February 21, 2020 at 11:59 PM Central Prevailing Time and Group B Small DG Block 2 is now open. The Program Administrator announced on February 7, 2020 that Group B Small DG Block 1 had reached capacity. Per Section 1(C)(3)(b) of the Program Guidebook, this …

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Group B Small DG Block 1 capacity reached

The Illinois Power Agency (“IPA”) and Program Administrator announce that Block 1 for the Group B, Small Distributed Generation (“DG”) project category (i.e. DG projects up to and including 10 kW) has been filled. Block 1 will remain open for 14 days per the Long-Term Renewable Resources Procurement Plan’s “soft closing” provision that blocks will …

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