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Pending Changes - Documents

The list below provides advance notice of pending changes to the market rules, market manuals, technical interfaces documentation or other items that define the operation of the IESO-administered market. For changes that are minor, the listing will identify the document that is changing and a description of the revisions, but a link to the altered document may not be included.

Comments on the design and implementation concerns can be sent to pending.changes@ieso.ca. This feedback will be taken into account during the baseline schedule.

Details of all of the documents being revised for the current Baseline (and the next Baseline if available) can be found below.

Pending Changes - Documents

Item Last Updated Comments Due Target Implementation
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.1: IESO-Controlled Grid Operating Procedures, MDP_PRO_0040_v39.2

Updated references to Shift Control Engineer to Shift Control Specialist, and references to Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre to Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.  Market Manual 7.1 was updated to align with the revisions made to Market Manual 7.4 in September 2020 regarding the IESO’s re-preparation and load shedding policy, and to provide additional clarity in Appendix B on the IESO’s ability to take actions to address reliability concerns.

19-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Market Manual 4: Market Operations Part 4.3: Real-Time Scheduling of the Physical Markets, IMP_PRO_0034_v60.1

New subsection 6.4.4. was added covering the IESO-Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board Reliability Must-Run Contract.
19-Apr-2021 30-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Market Manual 5: Settlements Part 5.5: Physical Markets Settlement Statements, MDP_PRO_0033_v82.1

Updates include incorporation of IMDC-64 and IMDC-69. For details refer to the Table of Changes.
13-Apr-2021 26-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
IESO Charge Types and Equations, IMP_LST_0001_v75.1

Updates include incorporation of IMDC-63, IMDC-64 and IMDC-65.  For details refer to the Table of Changes.
13-Apr-2021 26-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Ontario Reliability Compliance Program Data Request Form, Ontario Automatic Under Frequency Load Shedding (UFLS) Program Requirements IESO_FORM_1718_v7.1

Automation of UFLS Data Extraction Process.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Ontario Reliability Compliance Program Data Request Form, Ontario Automatic Under Frequency Load Shedding (UFLS) Program Requirements, IESO_FORM_1719_v7.1

Automation of UFLS Data Extraction Process.

07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Market Manual 1.4: Connection Assessment and Approval, MDP_PRO_0048_v22.1

Updated SIA/ESIA information throughout the document.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Cost Recovery Letter Agreement, IESO_AGR_0022_v5.1

Clarify procedures and expedited SIA reports are setout in Market Manual 1.4.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
System Impact Assessment Agreement, IMP_AGR_0002_v15.1

To clarify that any confidential appendices in the SIA reports will be excluded before posting publishing the reports on the IESO website. 
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Scope of Work for Load, Electricity Storage and Generation Facilities, TPL-41_v3.1

To clarify that any confidential appendices in the SIA reports will be excluded before posting publishing the reports on the IESO website.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Market Manual 1.5: Market Registration Procedures, PRO-408_v3.1

Clarification of the Owner definition and the impacts to the Registered Market Participant role from the removal of the dispatch data submitter. 
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Format Specifications for Settlement Statement Files and Data Files, IMP_SPEC_0005_v55.1

Updates to this document include incorporating IMDC-63 and renaming existing Demand Response charges as part of the Capacity Auction project.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
File Format Specification for Capacity Auction Data Files, SPEC-142_v1.1

Document and report file name change, and file content changes for Capacity Auction. Note: Changes will be effective when the June 30, 2021 Preliminary Statement is published on July 15, 2021.
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Market Manual 11 Reliability Compliance Part 11.5 Model Validation of Generation and Energy Storage Facilities and other devices, IESO_PRO_0876_v3.2

Clarified applicability of requirements to BES and non-BES facilities; introduced references to two new workbook forms; and updated the title of the market manual to: “Model Validation of Generation and Energy Storage Facilities and other devices”.
Changes made to multiple sections of this manual to update procedural steps, and replace references from NPCC Directories 9 and 10 to applicable market rules requirements and the related NERC standards.  
07-Apr-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Verification of FACTS Voltage Regulating Devices, FORM-107_v0.1

New workbook to submit FACTS voltage regulating devices for verification.
30-Mar-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
Verification of Synchronous Condenser Control System or Control Functions, FORM-108_v0.1

New workbook to submit Synchronous condenser control system or control functions for verification.
30-Mar-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1
IESO Active and Reactive Power Capability Verification, FORM-56_v4.1

Formatting was updated for customer accessibility.
25-Mar-2021 23-Apr-2021 Baseline 45.1