The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) works at the heart of Ontario's power system. The IESO delivers key services across the electricity sector including: managing the power system in real-time, planning for the province's future energy needs, enabling conservation and designing a more efficient electricity marketplace to support sector evolution.
New episode of Powering Tomorrow podcast
On the latest episode, Scott Jones, head of the Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity discusses his organization’s role, and shares his take on the importance of organizations in the electricity industry and beyond working together to shore up their cybersecurity defenses. This episode also features a discussion on how the IESO’s cybersecurity team is strengthening the grid’s resilience through collaboration with partners inside and outside the industry.
Listen to the episode.
Meeting Ontario’s future electricity system needs
A 20-year forecast for Ontario's electricity system, the newly released Annual Planning Outlook includes electricity demand projections and a resource adequacy assessment, identifies the province’s energy and capacity needs, and addresses transmission planning and other considerations, including sector emissions.
New market renewal video
Updating the electricity markets to improve how we schedule and price electricity to meet Ontario’s future needs is at the heart of the IESO’s Market Renewal Program – and of a new two-minute video that explains the coming changes. Learn how the MRP is laying the foundation for a more efficient, innovative and competitive marketplace, and for our businesses and communities to have affordable electricity, when and where it’s needed.
Watch the video.