Implementation Engagement

The Market Renewal Program (MRP) Energy Project will deliver a more efficient, stable marketplace with competitive and transparent mechanisms that meet system and participant needs at lowest cost. The final high-level design documents were completed in 2019 and the final detailed design documents were completed in 2021. Now the focus is to translate these designs into rules, manuals, processes and tools as part of the implementation phase.

The Replacement of the Settlement System (RSS) is a key project that will see a complete modernization of the IESO’s settlement system, the tool used to produce statements reflecting market participants’ involvement in IESO-administered markets. This project will address limitations within the existing system and processes, and integrate changes resulting from the Market Renewal Program and future IESO initiatives.

Get Involved

For more information about how to become involved or to provide comments on this initiative, please contact engagement@ieso.ca.

Stakeholder Engagement Plan – Energy Implementation (October 2020)


Schedule of Activities

Date
Agenda
Activities Expected Actions

December 15, 2021

The IESO will engage stakeholders with a quarterly update on solutions for practical issues that arise when implementing Market Renewal, covering Reference Levels for Pseudo Units, and integration of Storage design.

Register with engagement@ieso.ca

This webinar is being presented during the IESO's December stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

November 17, 2021

Feedback Items Carrying Forward from Detailed Design to Implementation (Updated November 2021)

November 5, 2021

MRP Technical Advisory Group Meeting

This meeting of the Technical Advisory Group will discuss test execution management, commitment notifications, and reports engagement.

A discussion summary will be posted following the meeting.

October 15, 2021

The IESO is seeking input from stakeholders to submit clarifying questions and written feedback on the MPM batch and conforming changes to the Market Entry batch.

Stakeholders can submit questions and feedback to engagement@ieso.ca until October 15. Please submit all feedback using the feedback form.

September 27, 2021

Meeting Follow-Up: MRP Implementation - MPM Market Rules and Market Manuals (Sept 23)

 

September 23, 2021

Engagement webinar

The Market Power Mitigation batch of draft market rules and market manuals were published on August 12 and are open for stakeholder review and feedback until October 15. This meeting will be an opportunity for stakeholders to ask clarification questions on the draft batch of market rules and market manuals. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit questions in advance to engagement@ieso.ca.

Recorded Presentation
 
This webinar was presented during the IESO's September stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

 

August 26, 2021

Engagement webinar

In this meeting the IESO will outline the materials and the stakeholder review schedule for the Market Power Mitigation batch of market rules and market manuals. The IESO will provide an overview of how the documents are organized, and point to where topics of interest are covered. Stakeholders are encouraged to do a preliminary review of the batch prior to the meeting and come prepared with any early questions they may have.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's August stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.


August 26, 2021

Engagement webinar

With the final design update for the Settlement Disagreements and Resettlements Process published in June, the Replacement of the IESO's Settlement System (RSS) is now transitioning into the implementation phase of work. At this session the IESO will provide an overview of its plans for the implementation phase, including what's changing from a tool and process perspective, market rule impacts, and timelines for testing and training activities.

Stakeholder Feedback

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's August stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.


August 13, 2021

MRP Technical Advisory Group Meeting
 
This meeting of the Technical Advisory Group will continue the discussion on MRP tool changes, timing for testing, and market participant segmentation for training and testing activities.

Discussion Summary

 

August 12, 2021

Release of the Market Power Mitigation batch of draft market rules and market manuals.

Market Rules amendments:

Market Manuals amendments:

Conforming Changes:

Stakeholders can submit questions and feedback to engagement@ieso.ca until October 15. Please submit all feedback using the feedback form.

July 15, 2021

Deadline for stakeholder feedback on topics presented at the June 24th webinar:  Solutions for issues and opportunities that arise when implementing the detailed design.

 

June 24, 2021

Engagement Webinar

Overview of how the IESO will be transparently engaging with stakeholders on solutions for practical issues that arise when implementing aspects of the detailed design.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's June stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

June 18, 2021

MRP Technical Advisory Group Meeting

The first meeting of the Technical Advisory Group will discuss MRP tool changes, timing for testing, and market participant segmentation for training and testing activities.

Discussion Summary

May 27, 2021

 

Engagement Webinar

Opportunity for stakeholders to ask questions and provide feedback on the IESO's proposed Independent Review Process for Market Power Mitigation.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's May stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

April 22, 2021

The IESO is recruiting volunteers for a Technical Advisory Group to advise on plans for tool development, training, and testing.

Interested stakeholders can email engagement@ieso.ca by May 14. Please indicate which sector you represent, and key technical skills or relevant background.

April 22, 2021

Engagement Webinar

The IESO will provide a high-level overview of the upcoming testing and training activities and future engagement opportunities.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's April stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

April 20, 2021

In response to stakeholder feedback on the detailed design the IESO has prepared a historical analysis of where Narrow Constrained Areas may have been located on the IESO-Controlled Grid for the purposes of Market Power Mitigation. This information is for illustrative purposes only and will not constitute a designation for use in the future market.

Email engagement@ieso.ca with any questions.

March 22, 2021

The IESO will provide an update on the schedule for when upcoming batches of market rules and market manuals will be available for stakeholder review.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's March stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

February 23, 2021

Engagement webinar for reference levels and quantities

Summary of revisions to the written guide and workbooks and overview of the 1x1 consultation process.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's February stakeholder  engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

December 18, 2020

Stakeholder feedback due on the materials presented at the Nov 26th and 27th sessions on reference levels and reference quantities

IESO Response to Stakeholder Feedback

 

December 15, 2020

 

The IESO will provide an update on the technology-specific reference level discussions and summarize stakeholder feedback received on the Market Entry and Prudential Security batch of market rules and manuals.

 

Recorded Presentation

This webinar is being presented during the IESO's December stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

Registration list

December 7, 2020

 

Stakeholder feedback on materials discussed at the October 26th webinar on reference levels and quantities:

Market rule amendments – minor changes highlighted in yellow:

Revised Market Manuals amendments edits to incorporate stakeholder feedback since October 13th (shown as tracked changes):

Updated guide to reading the amendments - changes explained in column "Incremental Changes since October 13, 2020."

Review for information

 

November 27, 2020

 

Nuclear Resources session in the morning

 

Thermal Resources session in the afternoon

Engagement on Reference Levels: Nuclear 

Engagement on Reference Levels: Thermal

Register with engagement@ieso.ca indicating the name of the session(s)

November 26, 2020

 

Energy Storage Resources session in the morning

Hydro Resources session in the afternoon

 

 

Engagement on Reference Levels: Storage

Engagement on Reference Levels: Hydro

Register with engagement@ieso.ca indicating the name of the session(s)

November 20, 2020

Response to feedback on draft written guide and workbook for reference level and reference quantity methodologies 

IESO response to feedback

 

November 13, 2020

Stakeholder feedback due on the materials presented at the October 30th session

CanREA

 

November 9, 2020

Deadline for stakeholder feedback on the Market Entry and Prudential Security batch of market rules and manuals

 

October 30, 2020

Dispatchable Load session in the morning

Wind and Solar session in the afternoon

Engagement on Reference Levels: Wind and Solar and Dispatchable Loads

Dispatchable Load session (morning)

Wind and Solar session (afternoon)

 

October 26, 2020

 

Engagement Webinar

The IESO will discuss the process for engagement on the Implementation phase of Market Renewal, followed by a presentation of draft market rules and manuals for Market Entry and Prudential Security.

Recorded Presentation

This webinar is being presented during the IESO’s October stakeholder engagement sessions, see full agenda for more information.

Registration list

October 21, 2020

Engagement Plan posted

 

 

October 13, 2020

 

Release of Market Entry and Prudentials batch of draft materials

Market Rules amendments:

Market Manuals amendments:

Guide to reading the amendments

Feedback on the Market Entry and Prudentials batch is due November 9, 2020

           

 

September 15, 2020

Stakeholder feedback due on the written guide and workbooks from the August 27th

  • Capital Power
  • Cardinal Power
  • Consortium of Renewable Generators, Energy Storage Providers, and Industry Associations
 

August 27, 2020

Engagement kick-off: Market Power Mitigation (Reference Levels and Reference Quantities)

Feedback due by September 15, 2020

Recorded Presentation

This webinar was presented during the IESO's August stakeholder engagement meetings.

Registration list

July 24, 2020

 

MRP Update – Webinar. Updates on the detailed design, implementation phase engagement approach and reference levels engagement.

Presentation

Recorded Presentation

This webinar is being presented during the IESO's July stakeholder engagement meetings. See agenda for more information.