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July 2021 Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Monthly Engagement Meetings

Stakeholder Engagement Days - July 22 & 22 - Agenda

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

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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.

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July 20, 2021

Time Agenda Item

11:00 a.m.

IESO York Region Non Wires Alternatives Demonstration Project

In this meeting, the IESO and Alectra will provide an overview of the second operational year of the IESO’s York Region Non-Wires Alternative Demonstration Project for prospective participants as well as the broader stakeholder community. The presentation will include a summary of the demonstration to date and will describe the updated draft project rules and contracts for participation, including the newly introduced local reserve service for the upcoming second year and that is complementary to the local capacity and energy services from last year. Stakeholder feedback will be sought on the Demonstration’s design parameters and, with respect to prospective participants, details about their DERs’ characteristics.

Recorded Presentation

12:30 p.m.


2:00 p.m.

Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Grid-Connected First Nation Communities

The IESO will present the detailed program design for the First Nation Community Buildings Retrofit Program and show how the design was informed by feedback from communities. This will build on the discussion in the October 22 webinar, the findings from the Energy Efficiency Opportunities for Grid-Connected First Nation communities survey, and the discussion in the November 20 draft Program Proposal webinar.

Recorded presentation

3:00 p.m.

Meeting Ajourned


July 22, 2021

Time Agenda Item

9:00 a.m.


Cost Recovery for Integrating System Changes

At this first session, the IESO will introduce stakeholders to the engagement, provide background information and open up the discussion for stakeholder questions and comments.

Recorded Presentation

10:30 a.m.


1:30 p.m.

Resource Adequacy

The IESO will provide stakeholders with more detail on UCAP proposals for individual resource types, and discussion will continue on expanding participation to resource-backed imports. The IESO will also provide an overview of the recently released Annual Acquisition Report.

Recorded Presentation

3:30 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned