Designee Reminders

Approved Vendor and Designee Communication Expectations The Program Administrator has encountered recent instances of Approved Vendors relying on Program announcements to keep their Designees informed of ABP requirements and updates. While such announcements are for the benefit of all stakeholders, including both Approved Vendors and their Designees, it is the Approved Vendor’s responsibility to ensure …

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Posting of Stakeholder Feedback and Request for Updated Comments

On November 23, 2020 The Illinois Power Agency published the following requests for stakeholder feedback: Project Selection for Future Community Solar Blocks REC Pricing for Future Adjustable Block Program Blocks The stakeholder comments received regarding Project Selection for Future Community Solar Blocks are posted here. The stakeholder comments received regarding REC Pricing for Future Adjustable …

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Group A and Group B Small DG waitlists posted

The Program Administrator has posted spreadsheets of the waitlists for the Group A Small DG and Group B Small DG categories on the Small DG dashboard page. These files will be refreshed daily. Please refer to the announcements on the Program website for more details on the closure of Group A Small DG Block 3 …

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Release of ABP Community Solar Subscriber Management Functionality

The Program Administrator has released subscriber management functionality for Approved Vendors that have ICC approved community solar projects and their CS Subscriber Agent Designees. This functionality facilitates the management of subscriber information for community solar projects in the ABP portal. Please see a detailed explanation of the new subscriber management functionality that walks through the changes. …

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Public Designee Database Now Available on ABP Websites

The Revised Long-Term Plan describes a requirement for Approved Vendor Designees (i.e., third-party entities working with Approved Vendors that have direct interaction with end-use customers) to register and be listed on the ABP and Illinois Shines websites along with the Approved Vendors with which they’re working. The listing of Designees allows potential customers to be able to …

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Release of New Batching Functionality in the ABP Portal

The Program Administrator has created a new dashboard to allow Approved Vendors to actively manage the batching of their project applications prior to batches being submitted to the ICC for approval. This dashboard was created to fully implement the batching process outlined in a previous announcement and replaces the interim batching process communicated to Approved …

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Stakeholder Feedback – Due Today

As a reminder, the Illinois Power Agency has requested stakeholder feedback on the following topics: Project Selection for Future Community Solar Blocks REC Pricing for Future Adjustable Block Program Blocks Please respond with any feedback no later than today, December 21, 2020. Instructions for how to respond is included in each document, linked above.  After …

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Group B Small DG Block 3 closed

On December 14, 2020 an application was submitted that exceeded the available capacity in Group B Small DG Block 3. 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 3 up to a cap …

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Stakeholder Feedback Reminder

As a reminder, the Illinois Power Agency has requested stakeholder feedback on the following topics: Project Selection for Future Community Solar Blocks REC Pricing for Future Adjustable Block Program Blocks Please respond with any feedback no later than December 21, 2020. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit feedback as far in advance of the deadline as …

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