Instructor-Led Courses

Introduction to Ontario's Physical Markets

This one-day workshop provides a basic explanation of Ontario's physical markets.

Target audience: Those new to Ontario's competitive wholesale electricity market.

Date: April 30, 2020

Location: Webex Participation only

Fee:  $350 + applicable taxes

Refunds are available up to 1 day before event.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iesos-introduction-to-ontarios-physical-markets-course-tickets-101664013802

Course details

 Topics covered:

  • What is the Electricity Market?
  • Who can participate in the market and who must?    
  • How and when are prices determined?
  • Which prices apply to which participants?
  • What is congestion and how does it impact the marketplace?
  • How are congestion management settlement credits calculated?
  • How does Ontario's IESO determine who supplies energy and operating reserve in real-time?
  • What is the Day-Ahead Commitment Process?
  • How do imports and exports fit in?
  • How are import/export prices determined? How are they impacted by Ontario prices?
  • How can importers and exporters be involved in the Day-Ahead Commitment Process?
  • What is Operating Reserve?
  • What is the demand response auction?

Settlements/Commercial Reconciliation

This half-day course includes both a presentation and a hands-on workshop.

Target audience: Those who work with settlement statements and invoices.

Date: May 1, 2020

Location: Webex Participation only

 

Fee:  $150 + applicable taxes

Refunds are available up to 1 day before event.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/iesos-settlementscommercial-reconciliation-course-tickets-95520366989


Course details

Topics covered:

  • How do I retrieve statements and invoices?
  • What can I do when a preliminary statement is incorrect?
  • How will I know when changes have been made as a result of a successful Notice of Disagreement?
  • How can I reconcile daily statements with a monthly invoice?
  • What detailed data is available for use in verifying my statements?