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.
ETNO report released
In assessing existing and potential models for the effective integration of distributed energy resources (DERs) into the province’s electricity system, the Energy Transformation Network of Ontario’s latest report aims both to inform policy-makers and regulators, and stimulate conversation among potential investors who can help ensure that consumers realize the full benefits of a high-DER future. Read the report and check out ETNO’s findings in the backgrounder.
New transmission line coming to SW Ontario
The IESO has requested Hydro One to develop and construct a new transmission line in southwest Ontario by the end of 2025. The new transmission line will bring power into the Windsor-Essex region from other parts of the province, to cost-effectively support growing businesses and communities in the area.
Read the news release.
The IESO has introduced Market Renewal Program (MRP) update meetings as a way to keep stakeholders informed and involved.
The focus of the meetings over the summer months is the MRP business case. The next meeting is July 17, 2019.
For more information, see MRP Update Meetings.
News and Updates:
- York Region IRRP webinar June 24, 2019
- Regional electricity planning for GTA West webinar June 24, 2019