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.
IESO launches new podcast
The IESO has launched a new podcast called Powering Tomorrow, which features insightful discussions with leaders from across the electricity industry and beyond.
In each episode, we sit down with guests to get their perspective on the opportunities and challenges power grids are facing in the midst of rapid change, as well as the innovative ideas or concepts that are helping shape the future of the electricity system.
Listen to the first episode in our Powering Tomorrow section.
Power Perspectives explores key issues and trends
Power Perspectives: Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Opportunities explores key issues and trends affecting Ontario’s electricity sector, including a Q&A with IESO President and CEO Peter Gregg, as well as articles that showcase the IESO’s role in enabling competition, facilitating innovation, enhancing resilience, building capacity in Indigenous communities and planning for the future.
Read Power Perspectives.
Targeted funding application window now open
The indoor agriculture sector is seeing unprecedented growth in Ontario, resulting in a significant increase to the demand for electricity.
Through the Grid Innovation Fund, the IESO is offering grants for innovative projects that are focused on reducing electricity demand from indoor agriculture during local and bulk system peak periods.
The intake window for proposals is open from November 18, 2019 to February 14, 2020. See the Call for Proposals for more information about this funding opportunity.
News and Updates:
- Answer the call for indoor agricultural proposals December 05, 2019
- Making electricity more efficient and affordable for remote Indigenous communities December 05, 2019
- Energy Detailed Design webinar December 10, 2019
- Innovation and Sector Evolution White Paper Series webinar December 12, 2019