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June Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Monthly Engagement Meetings

Agenda - June 24, 26 and July 6 2020. 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 as this will allow participants to simply click on the webinar link the day of the webinars.            

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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June 24, 2020

  9:00 a.m. - Recorded Presentation

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.

Opening Address
Terry Young, Vice President, Policy, Engagement and Innovation

Terry will discuss the importance of innovation in the electricity sector and provide an update on the IESO’s work to advance innovation.

9:40 a.m.


  10:00 a.m. - Recorded Presentation

10:00 a.m.

Energy Storage Design Project

This engagement session will discuss and seek feedback on the draft Market Rule and Manual changes for the interim period prior to Market Renewal, as well as the proposal for the implementation of uplift charges for the long-term period. The presentation will also provide initial details regarding the schedule for market changes explored through the Storage Design Project.

12:00 p.m.


  1:30 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

1:30 p.m.

Updates to IESO Monitoring Requirements: Phasor Data

This engagement session will discuss and seek feedback on proposed changes to Market Rules 4.15 & 4.16 to reflect upcoming changes to monitoring requirements to add Phasor Data for certain generators and transmitters.

3:00 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned

June 26, 2020

  9:00 a.m. - Recorded Presentation Part 1 and Recorded Presentation Part 2

9:00 a.m.

Market Renewal: Detailed Design

This session will support stakeholders in their review of the four detailed design documents which are open for feedback until July 31. The IESO will support questions on the following draft design documents: Offers, Bids and Data Inputs, Market Power Mitigation, Grid and Market Operations Integration, and Market Settlement.

9:15 a.m.

 Design Document: Offers, Bids and Data Inputs

9:45 a.m.

 Design Document: Market Power Mitigation

10:30 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Design Document: Grid and Market Operations Integration

11:30 a.m.

 Design Document: Market Settlement

12:00 p.m.     

Meeting Adjourned

July 6, 2020

  9:00 a.m. - Recorded Presentation            
 9:00 a.m.

Forecasting and Planning Update

This information session will provide an update on system operations and pandemic response, ongoing demand impacts of COVID-19, and the IESO’s revised demand outlook. The presentation and archive from the IESO’s prior Electricity Sector Impacts of COVID-19 webinars are on the engagement updates web page.

 10:30 a.m.  Break
  11:00 a.m. - Recorded Presentation
 11:00 a.m.

The Brattle Group: COVID-19 Impacts on North American Markets

Frank Graves of The Brattle Group will provide an overview of the impacts of COVID-19 on North American electricity markets. Frank is a Principal and co-founder of The Brattle Group with expertise in most aspects of long term utility planning, ratemaking and finance. Recently he has focused on financial and operating implications for utilities, their customers, and energy markets of heightened use of distributed energy resources and strong decarbonization goals, as well as resiliency to extreme “black swan” events.

 12:00 p.m.

 Meeting Adjourned