Non-Emitting Resources Subcommittee

The MRWG has struck a non-emitting resources subcommittee to ensure that Market Renewal addresses the unique characteristics of non-emitting resources and to consider the potential for additional incentive mechanisms to meet low carbon policy objectives.

The focus of the subcommittee will be to explore the following three areas for non-emitting resources:

  1. Participation: future integration and barriers to participation for non-emitting resources in the proposed Market Renewal design scope;
  2. Market efficiencies: market impacts associated with higher levels of non-emitting resources with very low to zero marginal costs; and
  3. Commercial mechanisms: the potential need for additional incentive mechanisms to value environmental attributes and support net zero / low carbon emission facilities.

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To provide any comments about the work of this subcommittee or any other Market Renewal initiatives, please contact

The Non-emitting Resources Subcommittee will need you

The IESO will be issuing a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the role of non-emitting resources in the new electricity marketplace. The RFI will be issued in two phases. The first phase, to be released February, will focus on the technical and operational characteristics of non-emitting resources. Phase two will focus on commercial and regulatory considerations and will be issued toward the end of the summer of 2018.

Check back here for updates.

Schedule of Activities



Expected Actions

April 9, 2018

Subcommittee Meeting


March 22/23, 2018

Subcommittee Meeting


February 16, 2018

Subcommittee Meeting


January 22, 2018

Subcommittee Meeting

Webcast Registration URL:

January 17, 2018

Deadline for stakeholders to submit feedback on materials and issues discussed at the December 21 webinar


December 21, 2017

Webinar: Information on the upcoming RFI on non-emitting resources

To view the recording:

December 7, 2017

Minutes of Meeting

Subcommittee Meeting


November 2, 2017

Minutes of Meeting

Subcommittee Meeting