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2020 Technical Planning Conference

Public Information Sessions

Conference details

February 19, 2020
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Stakeholders were invited to:

  • Learn more about the IESO’s planning processes, the evolution of its flagship planning document, and the vital role of stakeholders in shaping the final product
  • Review key highlights of the long-term demand forecast, supply outlook, resource adequacy, transmission planning, and energy and capacity needs – and what these mean for the sector
  • Find out about the stakeholder engagement plans for the next 20-year Outlook – which will be released in the fall of 2020 – and how you can contribute to the process
  • Get updates on important planning initiatives, from the review of reliability standards related to resource adequacy, to the development of a competitive transmission procurement process and a discussion on the importance of system resilience
  • Hear about our progress on the review of the both the bulk system planning and regional planning stakeholder engagements, and the development of related processes

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  • Demand forecast key insights
  • Resource adequacy and transmission key insights
  • Marginal costs and emissions forecasts
  • Resilience in power system planning
  • Review of resource adequacy-related reliability standards
  • Update on the bulk system planning process
  • Update on the regional planning process
  • Update on the development of a competitive transmission procurement

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Stakeholder Feedback

  • APPrO
  • Market Surveillance Panel
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries
  • Power Workers Union
  • Ron Tolmie
  • Todd Anderson

IESO Response to 2020 Technical Planning Conference Stakeholder Feedback