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.
Ontario's power system is operating reliably through the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check this site for updates.
New paper explores unlocking the value of DERs for greater system benefits
A new IESO white paper explores how potential coordination of market and operational processes could help unlock more of the value that DERs offer, potentially reducing overall system costs while supporting operational reliability, resource adequacy and efficient market outcomes in the future. Learn more.
Forecasting electricity demand in uncertain times
IESO’s planners and forecasters are monitoring the impacts of the pandemic on future near, medium and long-term needs, which have shifted from what was anticipated. As the province moves towards the re-opening of the economy, economic outlooks will play an important role in developing future demand and supply scenarios.
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New stakeholder engagement framework
Over 300 participants attended the first stakeholder engagement days under the IESO’s new engagement framework. Mark your calendars for the next engagement meetings taking place from June 24 to 26.
Recordings of the webinars have been posted on May stakeholder engagement meetings.
News and Updates:
- East Lake Superior regional electricity planning webinar June 04, 2020
- Stakeholder Engagement Meetings: June 24 - 26 June 24, 2020