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​Date​Meeting Materials

December 6, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

Smart Grid Forum (SGF) Meeting Support Presentation
Report of the Smart Grid Forum Corporate Partners Committee - Report of the Product Interoperability Sandbox Working Group
Report of the Smart Grid Forum Corporate Partners Committee - Report of the Architecture Task Team
Smart Grid Forum Working Group position paper Regarding real-time smart meter data access

October 11, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

Smart Grid Forum (SGF) Meeting Support Presentation
Presentation from the Great Lakes Sustainable Energy Consortium (GLSEC)

September 6, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

SGF Support Presentation

August 9, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

Report back from the Working Group
Ontario Smart Grid Forum: Interoperability Update

June 21, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

Corporate Partners Committee Use Cases for 3rd Party Data Access
Report back from the Working Group
Direct Energy, "Home Connect Overview"

May 2, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

Report Back from the Working Group
University of Waterloo presentation: Energy Hub Management System Project
University of Waterloo presentation: ISS4E or How Can The Internet Help Smarten The Grid?

April 5, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

SGF Support Presentation

March 8, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

SGF Support Presentation
Corporate Partners Committee - Revised Terms of Reference

February 8, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

SGF Support Presentation
Forum letter to the Minister of Energy regarding Draft Smart Homes Roadmap
Corporate Partners Committee - Draft Smart Grid Success Metrics

January 17, 2011
Agenda
Minutes

SGF Support Presentation
CPC Presentation "Smart Grid Success Metrics"

December 7, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Presentation: "Special S.G.F. Workshop: The Smart Home"
Presentation: "Report Back from the Working Group"
Corporate Partners Committee: Draft Smart Grid Measures Table

November 9, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Report Back from the Working Group
EPRI (Gale Horst - Project Manager Smart Grid Demonstration Project) Presentation: "Metrics & Benefits Reporting Plan Process - Cost of the Smart Grid, Concept Preview"
National Regulatory Research Institute paper: "Smart Grid: How Can State Commission Orders Produce the Necessary Utility Performance?"

October 12, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Presentation: "Report Back from the Working Group" (Revised Oct. 11)
Letter from US Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to The Honorable Jon Wellinghoff Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Corporate Partners Committee presentation: "Smart Meter Data Access"

September 7, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Presentation: "Report Back from the Working Group"
University of Waterloo - Presentation: "Towards an Ontario Action Plan For Plug-In-Electric Vehicles (PEVs)"
University of Waterloo - Report: "Towards an Ontario Action Plan For Plug-In-Electric Vehicles (PEVs);
Corporate Partners Committee submission: "OEA Smart Grid Corporate Partners Committee: Current Issues & Priorities"

August 10, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

OEA Smart Grid Corporate Partners Committee Presentation: "Measuring Smart Grid Success"
Support Presentation: Update on Corporate Partners Committee, Report Back from the Working Group
IBM Canada Presentation: "Home Energy Management Systems"

July 13, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Joint meeting: Forum and Corporate Partners Agenda

Presentation: "Joint Smart Grid Forum / Corporate Partners Meeting"
Revised Presentation: "Behind the Meter"
Support Presentation: Update on Corporate Partners Committee, Report Back from the Working Group

June 8, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Support presentation: Update on the Corporate Partners Committee, Report back from the Working group (smart grid costs and benefits, Demand Response)
Presentation: Demand Response
Revised Recognition Statement: Smart Grid Privacy Principles
Sempa Power Presentation: "Regulation Services Network"
Demand Response Problem Tree - version 2

May 17, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Presentation: "Behind the Meter"
Presentation: "Report back from the Working Group"
Draft membership list and proposed Terms of Reference for the Corporate Partners Committee

April 19, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

IPC presentation "SmartPrivacy for the Smart Grid - Ann Cavoukian, Ph.D. Information and Privacy Commissioner Ontario, Canada"
IESO Staff Synopsis of Ontario Considerations Stemming from: "Assessment of Plug-in Electric Vehicle Integration with ISO/RTO Systems."
Revised Presentation: "Roles and Responsibilities in the context of Ontario's Smart Grid"
Follow-up: Action Items Assigned to the Working Group by the Forum

March 9, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Presentation: "2010 Smart Grid Forum Work Plan Development"
Revised Presentation: "Roles and Responsibilities in the context of Ontario's Smart Grid"

February 22, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

"Ontario Participation in NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Framework Development"
"Smart Grid Policy Drivers for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission"
"Government of the United Kingdom, Electricity Networks Strategy Group (ENSG) releases its, "Smart Grid Route Map""
Presentation: "Roles and Responsibilities in the context of Ontario's Smart Grid"
Discussion paper "Action Plan for Smart Grid Investments in Ontario"

February 9, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Ontario Centres of Excellence: Backgrounder: R&D and Pilots Projects Proposed for Immediate Investment by the Smart Grid Opportunities Fund
"Potential Selection Criteria for Smart Grid Opportunities Fund"
Ministry of Energy Draft "Smart Grid Principles"
Discussion Paper: "Comparing the developing Ontario Policy Roadmap to the NIST Interoperability Framework."
IESO Staff presentation: "NIST/Ontario roadmap snapshot comparison"

January 18, 2010
Agenda
Minutes

Updated Ministry of Energy Presentation "Developing the Ontario Smart Grid Plan"
Summary of SGF member submissions in response to December 14th Ministry of Energy presentation and request for high-level smart grid policy principles

December 14, 2009
Minutes

Discussion Paper "Establishment of the "Smart Grids Partners Committee"
Ministry of Energy Presentation "Developing the Ontario Smart Grid Plan"
Ministry of Energy Smart Grid Questions for Forum
Summary of Forum responses "Smart Grid Policies and Principles"

November. 24, 2009
Agenda
Minutes

Summary / Update of the NIST Smart Grid Standards process
Summary of NAESB's Contributions to NISTs Smart Grids Interoperability Standards
Summary of ISO/RTO Council Smart Grid Standards Development Activities
Smart Grid Update on US Smart Grid Funding and NERC Smart Grid Task Force
Ministry of Energy presentation: "Building Ontario's Smart Grid Strategy"
Ministry of Energy presentation: "Smart Grid Working Group Preliminary Findings"

July 29, 2009
Meeting Notes

December 9, 2008

Smart Grid | The Regulatory Perspective
Presented by Mark Garner, Managing Director, Regulatory Policy & Compliance, Ontario Energy Board

November 25, 2008

Demand Response
Presented by Dan MacDougall, Managing Director, Rodan Energy and Metering Solutions, Inc.
Farm Biogas - Cogeneration in Ontario
Presented by Aidan Foss, Principal Engineer, ANF Energy Solutions Inc.
A Smart Energy Ecosystem
Presented by Scott Stewart, Director, Mass Markets Energy Canada, Direct Energy

November 11, 2008
Meeting Notes

Electricity Storage: A Multi-valued Technology Opportunity
Presented by Rob Brandon, Assistant Program Manager, Office of Energy R&D, Natural Resources Canada
An Overview of Smart Grid Standards
Presented by Grant Gilchrist, Consulting Engineer, Data Communications, EnerNex Corporation
Cyber Security and the Smart Grid
Presented by Doug Westlund, CEO and Peter Vickery, Executive Vice President, N-Dimension Solutions Inc.
Context and Candidate Outcomes to Shape North American Electric System Transformation
Presented by Carl Imhoff, Manager, Energy Products and Operations, Pacific Northwest Labs

October 20, 2008
Meeting Notes

Consumer Positions and Attitudes
Presented by Raed Abdullah, Distribution Engineer, Hydro Ottawa
Current Status and Investment Plans
Presented by David Curtis, Director, Asset Management Processes & Policies, Hydro One Networks
John Mulrooney, Director of Engineering, PowerStream, and
Joshua Wong, System Reliability Planning, Toronto Hydro
Value Proposition and Drivers for Change - The Case for Ontario
Presented by Helen Lainis, Senior Regulatory Analyst, Independent Electricity System Operator

October 14, 2008
Meeting Notes

The Smart MicroGrid Revolution
Presented by Kurt Yeager, President Emeritus, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and Executive Director, Galvin Electricity Initiative
Energy Hub Management System
Presented by David Curtis, Hydro One, Director, Asset Management Processes and Policies and
Dr. Ian Rowlands, Environment and Resource Studies Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo
Electric Vehicles and the Grid
Presented by Arindam Maitra, Senior Manager, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Plug-in Electric Vehicles - Standards
Presented by Tom Odell, Technology Planning Manager, General Motors of Canada

September 22, 2008
Meeting Notes

Toronto Hydro and the Emerging Smart Grid Infrastructure
Presented by Joshua Wong, System Reliability Planning, Toronto Hydro
MDM/R Status Update and Plans
Presented by Bill Limbrick, Vice President, Information Technology and Infrastructure and CIO, IESO
Status of Hydro Ottawa's Smart Meter Program and its Implications for a Smart Grid
Presented by Raed Abdullah, P.Eng., SMIEE, Distribution Engineer, Hydro Ottawa
Distributed Energy
Presented by Paul Shervill, Vice President, Conservation and Sector Development and
Kevin Devitt, Senior Analyst, Electricity Resources, Ontario Power Authority
Presentation to Smart Grid Forum
Presented by Colin Clark, Executive Vice-President and Chief Technical Officer, Brookfield Power Corporation
DG Integration Key to Smart Grid
Presented by Ravi Seethapathy, Manager, Distributed Generation and Advance Grid Development, System Investment, Hydro One Networks

September 8, 2008
Meeting Notes

Smart Grid to Provide Capacity Relief to Distribution Utilities
Presented by Jim Blackman & ML Chan, Quanta Technology, LLC
CURRENT Smart Grid Overview
Presented by Daniel Ripchensky, Vice President, Business Development, Current Group, LLC
EDA's Vision: Local Distribution Utilities' Future Role in Building the Sustainable Communities of Tomorrow
Presented by Bryan Boyce, Chair, Electricity Distributors Association,
David Collie, President and CEO, Burlington Hydro,
Michael Angemeer, President and CEO, Veridian Corporation, and
Bill Hawkins, Visioning Project Leader & Interim VP - Government & Member Affairs, Electricity Distributors Association

August 19, 2008
Meeting Notes

Connectivity: the Key to the Smart Network
Presented by Richard Bertolo, Project Director Smart Networks and
Leonard Gross, VP Engineering Smart Meters/Smart Networks, Hydro One Networks
Smart Grid... Realizing the Promise
Presented by Edward Chatten, Vice President Corporate Performance, PowerStream Inc.

July 8, 2008
Meeting Notes

Plugging in the Consumer - Innovating Utility Business Models for the Future
Presented by Michael Valocchi, Global Energy and Utility Industry Leader, IBM Global Services
"Day In The Life Of a Utility Customer"
Presented by Tom Brunetto, Managing Partner, Distributed Energy Financial Group (DEFG LLC)

June 3, 2008
Meeting Notes

Overview of SmartGrids - European Technology Platform
Presented by Dr. Christian Sasse, Managing Director, Tavrida Electric North America Inc.
Presentation to Ontario Smart Grid Forum
Presented by Peter A. Landauer, Director, Demand Response Solutions, Capgemini North America