Demand Response Auction

The IESO’s annual Demand Response (DR) Auction provides a transparent and cost-effective way to select the most competitive providers of DR, while ensuring that all providers are held to the same performance obligations.

There are a number of timelines organizations must adhere to in order to take part in the Demand Response Auction.

2020 DR Auction Timelines

2019 DR Auction Timelines

2018 DR Auction Timelines

2017 DR Auction Timelines

Related Information

Auction Reports: Pre-Auction Report, Post-Auction Report

Market Manual 12: Demand Response Auction

DR Auction Calendar: IESO Market Calendars

Auction workbook training guide: Introduction to the Capacity Auction