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18-Month Outlook released for April 2017 to September 2018

March 30, 2017

The latest 18-Month Outlook, assessing the reliability of Ontario’s electricity system from the period from April 2017 to September 2018, was recently released on March 21. The topics covered within the Outlook include demand forecast, resource adequacy assessment, transmission reliability assessment and operability.

The report states that the reliability of Ontario’s electricity system remains positive for the next 18 months, with adequate domestic generation and transmission to supply Ontario’s demand under normal weather conditions in all but one week during the Outlook period.

The 18-Month Outlook helps to advise market participants of the resource and transmission reliability of the Ontario electricity system, to assess potentially adverse conditions that might be avoided through adjustment or coordination of maintenance plans for generation and transmission equipment, and to report on initiatives being put in place to improve reliability within the 18-month timeframe of this Outlook.

Read the full report here: 18-Month Outlook.

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