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.
Unlocking the Value of Innovation
The IESO's 2018 Electricity Summit, Unlocking the Value of Innovation, brought together experts and innovative thinkers from across North America.
Discussions and spotlights included consumer behaviour and drivers for innovation, as well as how the electricity system will be called on to adapt to or change traditional approaches, processes and systems due to innovative solutions including blockchain technology and distributed energy resources.
View the Summit proceedings and presentation material.
IESO Signs Gender Diversity Leadership Accord
Peter Gregg, President and CEO of the IESO recently signed the Leadership Accord on Gender Diversity in the Electricity Industry, signalling the IESO’s commitment to promote values of diversity, equality and inclusion in its own workplace and throughout the electricity sector.
Read the full news article.
New Members on Stakeholder Advisory Committee
The IESO welcomes three new members to the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) who will represent Ontario communities and energy related businesses. Consumers, generators, and distributors/transmitters are also represented by members of the SAC.
The SAC provides policy-level advice and recommendations on the IESO’s mandate and other electricity issues directly to the Board of Directors and management team.
SAC meetings are open to all stakeholders. For more information, see SAC webpage.