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Pending Changes - Documents

The list below provides advance notice of pending changes to the market rules, market manuals, technical interfaces documentation or other items that define the operation of the IESO-administered market. For changes that are minor, the listing will identify the document that is changing and a description of the revisions, but a link to the altered document may not be included.

Comments on the design and implementation concerns can be sent to pending.changes@ieso.ca. This feedback will be taken into account during the baseline schedule.

Details of all of the documents being revised for the current Baseline (and the next Baseline if available) can be found below.

See Document Library for previous Baseline Plans.

Pending Changes - Documents

Item Last Updated Comments Due Target Implementation
Market Manual 12.0 Capacity Auctions, MAN-44_v8.1

Effective May 4th 2020, MM12.0 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.3: Outage Management, IMP_PRO_0035_v40.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 7.3 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 5: Settlements Part 5.5: Physical Markets Settlement Statements, MDP_PRO_0033_v76.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 5.5 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
IESO Charge Types and Equations, IMP_LST_0001_v69.1

Effective May 4th 2020, IESO Charge Types and Equations will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.

27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 5: Settlements 5.4: Prudential Support, MDP_PRO_0045_v29.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 5.4 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 4: Market Operations Part 4.3: Real-Time Scheduling of the Physical Markets, IMP_PRO_0034_v56.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 4.3 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 4: Market Operations Part 4.2: Submission of Dispatch Data in the Real-Time Energy and Operating Reserve Markets, MDP_PRO_0027_v60.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 4.2 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 2: Market Administration  Part 2.10: Connection Assessment and Approval, MDP_PRO_0048_v18.1

Effective May 4th 2020, Market Manual 2.10 will be updated. These changes are to enable Capacity Auction #1 design elements, including resource level capacity obligations and broadening participation to system backed imports and capacity storage resources. These manuals apply to capacity auction participants that participate and may receive capacity obligations in June 2020.
27-Mar-2020 09-Apr-2020 May 4, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 12: Capacity Auctions Part 12.0: Capacity Auctions, MAN-44_v7.1

Effective May 1st 2020, Market Manual 12.0 will be updated to reflect changes for demand response resources who received a capacity obligation in the December 2019 Demand Response Auction. These changes are in response to the 2019 DRWG Work Plan, including out-of-market compensation for HDRs, testing of HDRs and the submission of measurement data.
24-Mar-2020 06-Apr-2020 April 23, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.3: Outage Management, IMP_PRO_0035_v39.1

Effective May 1st 2020, Market Manual 7.3 will be updated to reflect changes for demand response resources who received a capacity obligation in the December 2019 Demand Response Auction. These changes are in response to the 2019 DRWG Work Plan, including out-of-market compensation for HDRs, testing of HDRs and the submission of measurement data.
24-Mar-2020 06-Apr-2020 April 23, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Market Manual 5: Settlements Part 5.5: Physical Markets Settlement Statements, MDP_PRO_0033_v75.1

Effective May 1st 2020, Market Manual 5.5 will be updated to reflect changes for demand response resources who received a capacity obligation in the December 2019 Demand Response Auction. These changes are in response to the 2019 DRWG Work Plan, including out-of-market compensation for HDRs, testing of HDRs and the submission of measurement data.
24-Mar-2020 06-Apr-2020 April 23, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
 IESO Charge Types and Equations, IMP_LST_0001_v68.1

Effective May 1st 2020, IESO Charge Types and Equations will be updated to reflect changes for demand response resources who received a capacity obligation in the December 2019 Demand Response Auction. These changes are in response to the 2019 DRWG Work Plan, including out-of-market compensation for HDRs, testing of HDRs and the submission of measurement data.
24-Mar-2020 06-Apr-2020 April 23, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Format Specifications for Settlement Statement Files and Data Files, IMP_SPEC_0005_v51.1

Effective May 1st 2020, Format Specifications for Settlement Statement Files and Data Files will be updated to reflect changes for demand response resources who received a capacity obligation in the December 2019 Demand Response Auction. These changes are in response to the 2019 DRWG Work Plan, including out-of-market compensation for HDRs, testing of HDRs and the submission of measurement data.
24-Mar-2020 06-Apr-2020 April 23, 2020 in advance of BL43.1
Carbon Price Adder Update, IMDC-57_v0.1

Effective April 1st, 2020, the Federal Carbon Charge for Non-Large Final Emitter Generators will be updated. Section 5.4 of Market Manual 4.6: Real-Time Generation Cost Guarantee Program will be updated to reflect these changes.
19-Mar-2020 April 1, 2020
Ontario Pandemic Influenza Plan for Continuity of Electricity Operations Planning Guideline, GDE-162_v5.0

The links and references in this planning guide were updated.
18-Mar-2020 March 18, 2020
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.1: IESO-Controlled Grid Operating Procedures, MDP_PRO_0040_v36.1

Revised Section 6 and added new Appendix (C) to provide clarity in physical security and cyber security event reporting requirements.
08-Nov-2019 02-Dec-2019 Deferred to Baseline 43.1
Market Manual 11: Reliability Compliance Part 11.1 Applicability Criteria for Compliance with NERC Reliability Standards and NPCC Criteria, IESO_GDE_0364_v6.2

Updated to clarify the requirements for the testing of Remedial Action Schemes (NERC Standard PRC-005-6). Updated to include applicability guidance for NERC standards PRC-002-2, PRC-005-6, and VAR-002-4
15-Nov-2017 28-Nov-2017 Deferred to Baseline 43.1