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.
The Value of Community Engagement
Representatives from Ontario communities and the IESO share their perspectives about how working closely together helps shape Ontario's electricity future and assists communities in achieving their energy goals.
Watch the video.
Read more about how the IESO is engaging with regions across Ontario in its planning processes.
IESO CEO Sets Out 2019 Priorities
In keeping with the IESO’s focus on reliability and cost-effectiveness, CEO Peter Gregg reinforced the value of using competitive mechanisms to secure resources and services at an OEN networking luncheon on January 28.
In his address, Gregg spoke to the benefits associated with the introduction of an incremental capacity auction, the organization’s accountability for providing cybersecurity services to the broader electricity sector and the importance of innovation in unlocking the value of new and existing resources.
Read his speech.
MRP High-Level Designs Released
The DAM will provide greater operational and financial certainty, while lowering the cost of producing electricity. The ERUC will help ensure the most cost-effective set of resources are used to meet demand as it changes from day-ahead to real-time. Feedback on both designs is due February 28, 2019.
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