A standing committee is a specific extended stakeholder engagement vehicle that provides an ongoing means for both stakeholder education and input on a range of function specific initiatives. The terms of reference for the committee clearly describe each group's purpose and objectives.
The Cyber Security Forum is a collaborative open forum designed to improve cyber security within Ontario's electricity sector. The Forum will collaborate on, and share best practices to address emerging or existing cyber security issues, in order to improve each respective organization's cyber security programs. On an as needed basis, the Forum may provide support to other electricity-specific forums in Ontario, such as the Ontario Smart Grid Forum, or the IESO Emergency Preparedness Task Force.
The purpose of this standing committee is to assist market participants to develop a more comprehensive understanding of their reliability obligations by:
- Notifying participants of reliability-related information on new and developing reliability standards
- Providing a forum to discuss and develop consensus comments on new and developing reliability standards
- Engaging participants in the standard development process of NERC and NPCC
The Information Technology (IT) Standing Committee advises IESO staff on IT changes from a technology implementation, timing and planning perspective. It also evaluates and assesses the opportunities offered by new technologies.
|The Revenue Metering Standing Committee works with industry representatives to ensure suitable revenue metering for the IESO-administered market. The committee's areas of purview include metering hardware, site-specific loss adjustments, validating, estimating and editing (VEE), metering data communications, meter data ownership and security. |||
The Inter-Jurisdictional Trading (IJT) Standing Committee offers stakeholders the opportunity to review and provide advice on procedures and business processes as they affect market participants and their business in the domain of intertie trading.