The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) works at the heart of Ontario's power system. The IESO delivers key services across the electricity sector including: managing the power system in real-time, planning for the province's future energy needs, enabling conservation and designing a more efficient electricity marketplace to support sector evolution.
Foster Capacity and Skills Development
The Education and Capacity Building (ECB) Program funds projects to help communities and organizations to learn about and to develop the skills needed for managing and generating energy – creating opportunities to increase participation in Ontario's energy sector.
The application window is open for the ECB Program 6.0 until April 6, 2018, 12 noon EST.
Read more about ECB success stories.
Moving to a More Decentralized Energy System
As the amount of distributed energy resources in Ontario continues to increase, it is changing the traditional dynamic between local distribution grids and the provincial transmission system. The latest article in Powering Tomorrow looks at the growth of distributed energy resources and a feasibility study with Alectra’s POWER.HOUSE pilot.
Read the article.
Innovative Energy Conservation Projects
The Conservation Fund supports projects that have the potential to lead to large-scale transformation in the marketplace, or demonstrate the energy saving potential of emerging tech and new conservation concepts.
The IESO welcomes applications for project funding that can lead advancing the energy conservation landscape in Ontario. The application intake process is changing for 2018, learn more about Conservation Fund eligibility and application process.
News and Updates:
- Materials now posted for the February 21 Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting February 15, 2018
- Call for nominations to the Achievable Potential Study Advisory Group February 08, 2018