Revised Community Solar Disclosure Form Template

The Program Administrator previously announced on November 18, 2020 that it would release a template of the revised Community Solar Disclosure Form in advance of its implementation in the ABP portal. The revised version of the Community Solar Disclosure Form is not yet available for use but this template is provided here to give Approved …

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ABP Stakeholder Webinar – Wednesday, December 9, 2020

As a reminder, the Program Administrator and IPA will be holding an informational webinar for Approved Vendors, Designees, and other interested stakeholders tomorrow, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM Central. Stakeholders are encouraged to attend this webinar to learn more about Program requirements and what is next for the Program. Attendees may register for …

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ABP Community Solar Waitlists Updated

Section 6.3.3.1.1 of the IPA’s Revised Long-Term Plan requires that for waitlisted community solar projects to remain on the waitlist, Approved Vendors would have to provide documentation of having maintained site control and any applicable land use permits. These documents were required to be submitted to the Program Administrator by May 18, 2020. The Program …

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Group A Small DG Block 3 closed

On December 3, 2020 an application was submitted that exceeded the available capacity in Group A 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 the cap …

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ABP Stakeholder Webinar – Wednesday, December 9, 2020

As a reminder, the Program Administrator and IPA will be holding an informational webinar for Approved Vendors, Designees, and other interested stakeholders on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 12:00 PM Central. Stakeholders are encouraged to attend this webinar to learn more about Program requirements and what is next for the Program. Attendees may register for …

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Group A Small DG Block 2 closed

Group A Small DG Block 2 is closed as of November 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM Central Prevailing Time and Group A Small DG Block 3 is now open. The Program Administrator announced on November 17, 2020 that Group A Small DG Block 2 had reached capacity. Per Section 6.3.2 of the Revised Long-Term Plan, …

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Requests for Stakeholder Feedback

The Illinois Power Agency has released the following two requests for stakeholder feedback. Project Selection for Future Community Solar Blocks REC Pricing for Future Adjustable Block Program Blocks Each document provides background on the request and poses a number of questions for stakeholder input.  Responses are requested by December 21, 2020 and instructions for how …

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Adjustable Block Program Document Release Announcement

The Illinois Power Agency is pleased to announce to announce the finalization and release of revised versions of the following Adjustable Block Program documents: Adjustable Block Program Guidebook Adjustable Block Program Community Solar Marketing Guidelines Illinois Shines Community Solar Informational Brochure (Both English and Spanish versions) The Agency also announces details for a revised edition …

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Group A Small DG Block 2 capacity reached

Block 2 for the Group A Small Distributed Generation (“DG”) project category (i.e., DG projects up to and including 10 kW AC) has been filled. Block 2 will remain open for 7 calendar days per the soft-close provision in Section 6.3.2 of the Revised Long-Term Plan approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission on February 18, …

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