Instructor-Led Courses

Interjurisdictional Energy Trading

This webinar will be conducted over 2 days and will cover trading in the IESO markets. Specific topics include: IESO market overview, NISL, intertie pricing, transaction timelines and Transmission Rights. The course will be conducted over two half day sessions on July 14th and July 15th (9AM-12PM EST). Price includes access to both sessions.

Target audience: People who are trading energy into, out of or through Ontario.

Date: July 14 & 15, 2020 (half day sessions)

Location: Webex Participation only

Fee:  $350 + applicable taxes

 

Eventbrite Registration url:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/107593707676

Course details

Topics covered:

  • In which markets can importers and exporters participate?

  • How are import/export prices determined? How are they impacted by Ontario prices?

  • What are the timelines for scheduling imports and exports?

  • How do Net Interchange Schedule Limits affect transactions?

  • How do congestion management settlement credits apply to imports and exports?

  • What is an Intertie Offer Guarantee; how is it calculated?

  • What about tax treatment for imports and exports?

  • What is a Transmission Right (TR)?

  • What are the requirements to participate in the TR market?

  • How are payments to TR holders determined?

  • How does the TR auction process work?

  • How importers and exporters can be involved in the Day-Ahead Commitment Process?

  • How are imports and exports settled?

Introduction to Ontario's Physical Markets

This one-day workshop provides a basic explanation of Ontario's physical markets.

Target audience: Those new to Ontario's competitive wholesale electricity market.

Date: TBD

Location: Webex Participation only

Fee:  $350 + applicable taxes


Course details

 Topics covered:

  • What is the Electricity Market?
  • Who can participate in the market and who must?    
  • How and when are prices determined?
  • Which prices apply to which participants?
  • What is congestion and how does it impact the marketplace?
  • How are congestion management settlement credits calculated?
  • How does Ontario's IESO determine who supplies energy and operating reserve in real-time?
  • What is the Day-Ahead Commitment Process?
  • How do imports and exports fit in?
  • How are import/export prices determined? How are they impacted by Ontario prices?
  • How can importers and exporters be involved in the Day-Ahead Commitment Process?
  • What is Operating Reserve?
  • What is the demand response auction?

Settlements/Commercial Reconciliation

This half-day course includes both a presentation and a hands-on workshop.

Target audience: Those who work with settlement statements and invoices.

Date: TBD

Location: Webex Participation only

 

Fee:  $150 + applicable taxes



Course details

Topics covered:

  • How do I retrieve statements and invoices?
  • What can I do when a preliminary statement is incorrect?
  • How will I know when changes have been made as a result of a successful Notice of Disagreement?
  • How can I reconcile daily statements with a monthly invoice?
  • What detailed data is available for use in verifying my statements?