Comments on Second Draft Refreshed REC Contract Posted

As part of the implementation of the IPA’s Revised Long-Term Plan, a substantial refresh to the Adjustable Block Program REC contract is being conducted. On September 4, 2020, the IPA published a request for stakeholder comments regarding the Second Draft Refreshed REC Contract. Responses were due on September 18, 2020. The four comments the Agency received can be …

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Release of Revised ABP Distributed Generation Marketing Guidelines

The revised Adjustable Block Program Distributed Generation Marketing Guidelines are now finalized and posted here along with a redline document that compares the changes between the original version published on January 31, 2019 and this revised version.* These revised guidelines apply to all distributed generation sales and marketing activity moving forward. Approved Vendors and those …

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Second Draft REC Contract Workshop

On September, 11, the Illinois Power Agency, in conjunction with NERA Economic Consulting and the Adjustable Block Program Administrator, InClime, held a Virtual Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the Second Draft of the Refreshed REC Contract that was posted on September 4, 2020 alongside a request for stakeholder comments. The Webinar can be viewed below and …

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Stakeholder Comments – Draft Program Guidebook

The Illinois Power Agency published a request for stakeholder feedback regarding the Draft Program Guidebook in August, 2020. The deadline for submitting comments was extended to Friday, September 4, 2020. The stakeholder comments regarding the Draft Program Guidebook are posted below: Arcadia, Clearway, Pivot Energy, Summit Ridge Energy Arcadia Carbon Solutions Group Constellation Cypress Creek …

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Update on Waitlisted ABP Community Solar Projects – Site Control Documentation and Land Use Permit Review

Section 6.3.3.1.1 of the IPA’s Revised Long-Term Plan required that Approved Vendors with waitlisted community solar projects provide documentation that those Approved Vendors have maintained site control and any applicable land use permits for waitlisted systems.  Those submittals were required by May 18, 2020. This communication is merely to provide an update that the Program …

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Update to Extension Process for Scheduled Energization Deadlines

The Program Administrator is announcing an update to the protocol for requesting an extension for a system that is nearing its Scheduled Energization Deadline. Moving forward, all extension requests made under REC contract clause Section 5(b)(v) should be rounded to the last business day of the month. For example, if a system’s Scheduled Energized Date …

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