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.
Innovation Roadmap released
The Innovation Roadmap sets out the IESO’s approach to innovation. It positions us to act on the priorities that will enable us to deliver on our mandate, while undertaking, supporting or participating in projects that will benefit the sector overall, and result in the lowest cost to consumers.
Read the Innovation Roadmap.
The IESO’s 2019 Electricity Summit is focused on the Electricity Marketplace of the Future. The summit will bring together industry experts from across North America to discuss topics ranging from structural models for an evolving distribution system, to overcoming barriers to energy storage and energy efficiency in transition.
For more information or to register, visit 2019 Electricity Summit.
Capacity auction high-level design released
After extensive stakeholder consultation, the high-level design for the Market Renewal Program’s incremental capacity auction (ICA) is now available. The ICA will help meet needs at the lowest cost by encouraging greater competition in securing resources and giving the IESO the flexibility to adjust to changing supply-demand dynamics.
Learn more about the MRP.