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August Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Monthly Engagement Meetings

IESO Stakeholder Engagement Days

August 25-26, 2022 (via webinar)

Registration Information

Attendees are invited to participate in any or all of the sessions. Each of the sessions will be held as a separate webinar as shown in the agenda below. Pre-registration is recommended for each of the sessions you plan on attending.

Meeting Materials

For meeting materials, please click on the title of the session to access the engagement webpage where documents are posted.

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Stakeholder Engagement Update

This engagement update provides a snapshot of all active IESO engagement activities and is updated on a monthly basis. It helps support a greater understanding of linkages between engagements, and a foundation for more comprehensive and integrated updates.

August 25, 2022

Time Agenda Item Action

9:00 a.m.

Capacity Auction Enhancements

The IESO will provide an overview of the draft engagement plan and an introduction to the main design elements of the 2023 Capacity Auction enhancements.

Recorded Presentation

11:00 a.m.



2:00 p.m.

Regional Planning Process Review: Non-Wires Update

The IESO will provide an update on the implementation of the non-wires-related recommendations from the Regional Planning Process Review engagement completed in May 2021.

A key focus will be the recent Integrated Regional Resource Plan (IRRP) non-wires alternative (NWA) analysis changes, further to the update provided in October 2021. As part of this session, the IESO is seeking stakeholder feedback on the methodologies now used to consider and evaluate non-wires alternatives in IRRPs, including demand profiling and the feasibility, sizing, and economic assessment approach.

Recorded Presentation

3:30 p.m.

MRP Implementation Engagement: Day-Ahead and Real-Time Make-Whole Payments for Hydroelectric Generation Facilities

The IESO will provide an overview to market participants on how to make-whole payments account for the unique characteristics of hydro-electric generators in the renewed day-ahead and real-time markets.

Recorded Presentation

4:30 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned


August 26, 2022

Time Agenda Item Action

10:00 a.m.

Technical Session: Capacity Auction Enhancements

An opportunity for the IESO and interested stakeholders who have reviewed the materials for this session in advance to have a more detailed discussion on the following two topic areas of the 2023 Capacity Auction Enhancements:

  • Qualification - HDR/Standby Charge
  • Performance Assessments - HDR Thresholds

Recorded Presentation

12:00 p.m.

 Meeting Adjourned