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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Waiver of customer email requirement for disclosure forms

In December 2019 the Illinois Power Agency and the Program Administrator announced that they would implement a change to the requirement for a customer email address on Adjustable Block Program Disclosure Forms. This announcement communicated that the requirement to include a customer email address on Adjustable Block Program Disclosure Forms may be waived subject to …

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Adjustable Block Program Timelines

The Program Administrator has developed Program timelines to help Approved Vendors, Approved Vendor Designees, Program participants, and the members of the general public better understand the Illinois Adjustable Block Program. These timelines provide estimated timeframes for each step of the application, approval, and payment process. To provide the appropriate level of information about the Program …

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Response to Comments – Coordinates Inclusion in Part I Application

The Adjustable Block Program Administrator would like to thank all stakeholders that provided comments on the recent request for comments about the introduction of new fields for latitude and longitude in the Program’s Part I application. Five stakeholders submitted comments and the comments did not offer a consensus opinion. The Illinois Power Agency has decided to continue …

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Program Reply to Responses Received Through Request for Comments on FAQs on Switching Approved Vendors

The Program Administrator would like to thank all stakeholders that provided comments on the ABP’s recent request for comments about how two related problems would be handled: (A) whether and how an applicant project with a pending Part I application (including an application included on any applicable Group/category waitlist) could switch its Approved Vendor; and …

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Request for Comments on FAQs on Switching Approved Vendors

The Adjustable Block Program has received inquiries about how two related problems would be handled: (A) whether and how an applicant project with a pending Part I application (including an application included on any applicable Group/category waitlist) could switch its Approved Vendor; and (B) how the Program should handle a situation in which two Approved …

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Disciplinary Actions Report

The Program Administrator has created a new public report of disciplinary actions involving Approved Vendors/Designees that have been found to have violated Program guidelines. This public report has been developed in the interests of fairness, transparency, and awareness to help ensure that all Approved Vendors/Designees are aware of disciplinary decisions, and thus do not unknowingly …

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