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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 11 Reliability Compliance Part 11.4 Ontario Bulk Electric System (BES) Exception, IESO_PRO_0875_v4.1

EIM project update of the IESO Portal to the IESO Gateway.

20-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 2 Market Administration Part 2.13 Market Document Baseline Management, IMO_PRO_0039_v5.1

Updated for Baseline 46.0 to include requirement to post and publish documents on the external IESO website in an accessible format.
16-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 1.5: Market Registration Procedures, PRO-408_v4.1

Update from the “IESO Portal” to the “IESO Gateway” and clarification of the responsibilities of the Applicant Representative.
09-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 1: Market Entry, Maintenance & Exit  Part 1.3: Identity Management Operations Guide, IMP_GDE_0088_v27.1

Updated for changes to the authentication system used for all Market Facing systems including the Reports site and decommissioning of the IESO Portal and addition of the Okta based IESO Gateway system and user accounts.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 6: Participant Technical Reference Manual, IMO_MAN_0024_v38.1

As part of the Portal Replacement Project the Market Manual 6: Participant Technical Reference Manual needs updating to remove all references and content for the IESO Portal and add content related to the Okta based IESO Gateway which is the new authentication system for all market facing applications which includes use of all new Okta based user accounts.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Transmission Rights Auction System: Participant's Guide, IMO_GDE_0004_v9.1

Updated for the introduction of the IESO Gateway.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Format Specifications for Settlement Statement Files and Data Files, IMP_SPEC_0005_v56.1

Updated to include charge type CT 137 as per MM4.6: Real-Time Generation Cost Guarantee Program, section 5.4, issued on June 2, 2021 as part of Baseline 45.1.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 5: Settlements Part 5.5: Physical Markets Settlement Statements, MDP_PRO_0033_v83.1

Revisions to this procedure include: (1) Replace references to IESO Portal with IESO Gateway as part of the External Identity Management project and (2) Clarify capacity charge applicability during test activations. 
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
IESO Charge Types and Equations, IMP_LST_0001_v76.1

Revisions made in this document include: (1) Updated to include charge type CT 137, (2) Replaced references to IESO Portal with IESO Gateway as part of the External Identity Management project, (3) Clarifications to tax treatment for U.S., Manitoba, and Quebec Generation for capacity obligation charge types CT 1314, 1315, 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319, 1320.

 
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 4: Market Operations Part 4.4: Transmission Rights Auction, MDP_PRO_0029_v21.1

Market manual updates were made to accommodate references from the IESO Web Portal to the IESO Gateway.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 12.0 Capacity Auctions, MAN-44_v12.1

Administrative changes to clarify requirements for 2021 Capacity Auction.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 11: Reliability Compliance Part 11.0 Reliability Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Overview, MAN-103_v2.1

IESO Portal replaced with the new IESO Workspaces.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Outage Coordination and Scheduling System (OCSS) CROW Web Client User Guide, GDE-259_v2.1

Guide has been updated to accommodate references from the IESO Web Portal to the IESO Gateway.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Web Based Dispatch Service, Market Participant’s Guide, GDE-291_v2.1

Guide has been updated to accommodate references from the IESO Web Portal to the IESO Gateway.
07-Jul-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.1: IESO-Controlled Grid Operating Procedures, MDP_PRO_0040_v40.1

Revision made to this procedure include: removal to references of retired term “reliability directives” and clarification for generators that they must notify the IESO if their fuel switching capabilities become unavailable. Other changes were made to allow for greater flexibility in response times required of Market Participants when the IESO requests for information as well as to enhance the scope, timeliness, and clarity surrounding confirmed and material cyber security events impacting (or expected to impact) the IESO Controlled Grid (ICG).
30-Jun-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.2: Near-Term Assessments and Reports, IMP_PRO_0033_v47.1

Clarification of reference to market rule in Section 2.1.
24-Jun-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 7: System Operations Part 7.3: Outage Management, IMP_PRO_0035_v44.1

Reinsertion of missing page and updates to missing page to incorporate electricity storage unit.
24-Jun-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 4: Market Operations Part 4.3: Real-Time Scheduling of the Physical Markets, IMP_PRO_0034_v61.1

Update to Section 7.2.1 Dispatch Instructions for HDR Resources.
21-Jun-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0
Market Manual 9: Part 9.3 Operation of the Day-Ahead Commitment Process, IESO_MAN_0078_v11.1

Update to reflect April 30, 2021 effective pre-dispatch shadow price threshold change to $100 for Standby Notices and Reports for Hourly Demand Response Resources.
21-Jun-2021 06-Aug-2021 Baseline 46.0