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Connecting Today.
Powering Tomorrow.

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. 

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Foster Capacity and Skills Development

The Education and Capacity Building (ECB) Program funds projects to help communities and organizations to learn about and to develop the skills needed for managing and generating energy – creating opportunities to increase participation in Ontario's energy sector.

The application window is open for the ECB Program 6.0 until April 6, 2018, 12 noon EST.

Read more about ECB success stories.

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Moving to a More Decentralized Energy System

As the amount of distributed energy resources in Ontario continues to increase, it is changing the traditional dynamic between local distribution grids and the provincial transmission system. The latest article in Powering Tomorrow looks at the growth of distributed energy resources and a feasibility study with Alectra’s POWER.HOUSE pilot.

Read the article.

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Putting Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan Into Action

The IESO’s Implementation Plan: Putting Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan Into Action outlines how the IESO will work with Ontario communities, stakeholders, and First Nations and Métis to implement initiatives in Ontario's 2017 Long-term Energy Plan (LTEP). The wide range of initiatives support Indigenous capacity and leadership, encourage an innovative sector, and deliver a flexible and efficient electricity system.

For more information, see Implementation Plan for 2017 LTEP webpage.

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Kilowatt Way

Whether you live in an apartment or a house – four quick questions will reveal how you use electricity and show you ways to become more energy efficient.

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