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Completed Engagements

The IESO is committed to an open, two-way dialogue with stakeholders to help understand their views about proposed changes that may affect them.

 

Completed Engagements Summary Closure Date
Smart Metering Entity Licence Order Working Group

This working group will help inform and advise the IESO to develop an implementation plan to meet requirements of the Ontario Energy Board’s Decision which requires the Smart Metering Entity (SME) to begin collecting additional information associated with each smart meter by January 1, 2017.

March 2017
Provincial Energy Manager Program Development

The IESO is seeking input from stakeholders on a proposed provincial Energy Manager Program aimed at promoting the availability of energy managers to help support the objectives of the Province's 2015 to 2020 Conservation First Framework.

March 2017
Brant Local Demand Reponse Pilot

The IESO’s regional planning process has identified the recommendation to investigate opportunities for a DR pilot in the Brant area. The IESO expects to post a draft Request for Proposals for this pilot in early Q4 2016 and will engage stakeholders to solicit feedback. This engagement will be of particular interest to stakeholders with an interest in demand response.

February 2017
2016 Prudential Review

As part of a regular review conducted on a three year cycle, the IESO is launching a 2016 engagement to review the current real-time market prudential framework. In order to begin the 2016 Prudential Review, the IESO is asking stakeholders to provide their views and feedback on the current framework.

January 2017
Review of Generation Guarantee Programs

The IESO is conducting a review of its generation guarantee programs including elements of the Real-Time Generation Cost Guarantee (RT-GCG) and Day-Ahead Production Cost Guarantee (DA-PCG). The review will consider the effectiveness of aspects of these guarantee programs from a cost, as well as an operational effectiveness and economic efficiency perspective.

January 2017
Achievable Potential Study - LDC Working Group

This Working Group was formed to assist in the development of the 2016 Achievable Potential Study which is now available.

December 2016
Province-wide Pay-for-Performance Engagement

The IESO seeks input to inform the design and implementation of a pay-for-performance program for multi-distributor consumers as part of the Conservation First Framework.

December 2016
Outage Management Process Redesign

The IESO is redesigning it outage management process and tools to enhance outage-related services to market participants, as well as better align the IESO's process with its interconnected neighbours. The intent of the consultation is to ensure that those market participants who submit outage information to the IESO have an opportunity to provide feedback and input in the process redesign.

November 2016
MPI-API Replacement Working Group

This working group gives feedback on the MPI/API replacement refresh project relating to the redesign, transition, implementation schedule and key milestones.

October 2016
Adequacy Reporting

This engagement discusses the proposed changes to adequacy reporting and the information published in a number of key IESO reports and will seek input from stakeholders on the path forward. Participation is open to all stakeholders, particularly market participants, stakeholders or service providers that retrieve data from System Status Reports, System Adequacy Assessment, and Adequacy Reports, among others.

July 2016
peaksaverPLUS Program Review

This engagement considers the effectiveness and role of the peaksaverPlus Program and seeks input as to how best to move forward with the program in the near term.

June 2016
LDC-IESO Conservation Settlement Process Update

This engagement seeks input to inform changes to the way that the IESO and local distribution companies (LDCs) settle approved costs associated with implementing the Conservation First Framework.

June 2016
Review of IESO Generator Information Submittal Forms

Forms, Generator Information Submittal Form (1223) and Generator Information Submittal Form for 18-Month Outlook (1230) are reviewed with intent of creating one simplified form for submitting generator information to the IESO.

March 2016
Reports Site Refresh Working Group

This engagement discusses the changes, workplan and timeline of the project to refresh the IESO reports site.

February 2016
Demand Response Auction

Through this initiative, stakeholders are able to provide input into the design, development and implementation of a demand response auction for Ontario, as well as identify barriers to participation.

January 2016
Facility Registration

This engagement focuses on the testing and implementation of facility registration within Online IESO.

January 2016
Foundation Project - Enhancing Value of Electricity Consumption Data

This initiative invests how to enhance the value of the data set within Ontario’s Meter Data Management and Repository (MDM/R), including the development of rules and protocols for data access by third parties.

January 2016
Gas-Electric Coordination Enhancements

This initiative provides the broader stakeholder community an opportunity to learn about and provide input to the coordination of gas and electricity resources.

January 2016
Settlement Meter Data Applications Working Group

This engagement focuses on design, testing and implementation of changes to settlement meter data applications.

January 2016
For engagements closed prior to 2016, see Document Library (Completed or Archived Engagements).