April Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Agenda - April 21-22 - Via webinar


Registration Information

Attendees are invited to participate in any or all of the sessions. Each of the sessions will be held as a separate webinar as shown in the agenda below. Pre-registration is recommended for each of the sessions you plan on attending.

Meeting Materials

For meeting materials, please click on the title of the session to access the engagement webpage where documents are posted two weeks in advance of meetings.

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April 21, 2021

Time

Agenda Item 

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Katherine Sparkes, Senior Director, Emerging & Demand-Side Resources
Katherine will provide an update on the IESO's focus on innovation, supporting activities, and how they are helping to support Ontario's future needs and a more cost effective electricity system.

Candice Trickey, Director Corporate Affairs
Candice will provide an update on engagement activities and plans for input on stakeholder priorities.

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9:45 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.

Enabling Resources

This new engagement will seek input on the development of an integrated plan that will outline the sequencing, timing and scope of activities to be undertaken by the IESO to enable the participation of existing electricity resources in the Ontario wholesale market. At this meeting the IESO will share the highest priority projects and timing needs and seek stakeholder feedback on draft conclusions.

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12:00 p.m.

 Break

1:00 p.m.

Hybrid Integration Project

The IESO will discuss a new engagement designed to identify participation model(s) to enable hybrid resources in the IESO-administered markets (IAMs) and have the capability to support Ontario's future system needs. At this meeting the IESO will share and seek stakeholder feedback on the proposed schedule and scope of activities and draft definitions for co-located and hybrid facilities.

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2:30 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned

 

April 22, 2021

Time

Agenda Item 

9:00 a.m.

 

Resource Adequacy

This month's Resource Adequacy webinar will include a brief discussion of the mid-term framework mechanism and what needs it will seek to satisfy. The IESO will also provide further details on administrative enhancements planned for the 2021 Capacity Auction and present a draft scope for a review of the hourly demand response baseline methodology.

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10:30 a.m.

 

 Break

 

11:00 a.m.

Improving Awareness of System Operating Conditions

The second session of this engagement will provide an update on phase one, with the focus being on phase two.  This will include a more detailed overview of the advisory notice framework and operating states, questions for stakeholder consideration, request for input from stakeholders as well as timelines.

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12:00 p.m.

Break

1:00 p.m.

MRP Implementation

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

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2:00 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned