Proposed Market Rule Amendments

Listed below are market rule amendments that are currently under consideration by the Technical Panel, or have been approved by the IESO Board but not yet incorporated into a baseline. All materials prepared for and considered by the Technical Panel are available on the Technical Panel webpage.

Starting in June 2019, the IESO has committed to publishing all of the materials that will be provided to the IESO Board in relation to its deliberations on proposed market rule amendments on this page. This practice is intended to provide greater transparency into IESO decision-making as it relates to market rule amendments and was implemented in accordance with IESO Board-approved recommendations informed by the Advisory Group on IESO Governance and Decision-Making.

Amendments that have been incorporated into a baseline are listed in the market rule amendments archive.

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MR-00440: Hourly Demand Response – Out-of-Market Activation Payments
Chapter 7, 9

November 28, 2019

The IESO Board approved the following market rule amendment proposal at its November 27, 2019 meeting

Board Decision with Reasons

 

 

Materials provided to the IESO Board for discussion at its November 27, 2019 meeting


The Technical Panel recommended the following market rule amendment proposal to the IESO Board at its October 23, 2019 meeting

Proposed Market Rule Amendment - HDR Out-of-Market Activation and Payments

 

The Technical Panel has requested that stakeholders review this amendment proposal and provide comments to the Technical Panel by October 8, 2019

Proposed Market Rule Amendment - HDR Out-of-Market Activation and Payments


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MR-00439 – Transitional Capacity Auction
Chapter 2, 3, 7, 9, 11, Appendix 2.2

The six market rule amendment proposals included in this package represent Phase I of the Transitional Capacity Auction (TCA) design, which enables non-committed dispatchable generators to participate in the TCA alongside dispatchable loads and hourly demand response resources. The TCA represents an evolution of the demand response auction into a more competitive capacity acquisition mechanism.

November 27, 2019

Further to the Ontario Energy Board’s Decision and Order on a Motion to Stay the Operation of the Amendments to the Market Rules (November 25, 2019), market rule amendments for Chapters 2, 3, 7, 9, 11 and Appendix 2.2, dated October 15, 2019 concerning capacity auctions are currently inoperative pending a final determination in the Application (EB-2019-0242). 


The IESO Board approved the following market rule amendment proposals at its August 28, 2019 meeting

Board Decision with Reasons

 

Materials provided to the IESO Board for discussion at its August 28, 2019 meeting

  • Market Rule Amendment Proposals as recommended by the Technical Panel as posted below

 

The Technical Panel recommended the following market rule amendment proposals to the IESO Board at its August 13, 2019 meeting

In response to the Technical Panel’s request for stakeholder review and comment, the following written submissions were received

 

The Technical Panel reviewed the following market rule amendment proposals at its June 25, 2019 meeting and requested stakeholder review and comment by July 9, 2019


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MR-00438: Selection of a mediator or arbitrator other than an IESO Dispute Resolution Panel member
Chapter 3, 11

This market rule amendment proposal will provide flexibility to the parties of a market rules dispute to select mediators or arbitrators that are not members of the Dispute Resolution Panel.

August 28, 2019

IESO Board Decision

Board Decision with Reasons

 

Materials provided to the IESO Board for discussion

The Technical Panel recommended the following market rule amendment proposals to the IESO Board at its June 25, 2019 meeting

 

The Technical Panel requested that stakeholders review this amendment proposal and provide comments to the Technical Panel by June 5, 2019. No written comments were received.

Market Rule Amendment Proposal