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May 2020 Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Monthly Engagement Meetings

Agenda. May 20-22. 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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 May 20, 2020

  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.

Opening Keynote Address

Terry Young, Vice President, Policy, Engagement and Innovation

9:40 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Update on Electricity System Impact of COVID-19

The IESO will provide an update on the current and future impacts of COVID-19 on the electricity system. The presentation and archive from the IESO’s first COVID-19 webinar held on April 23 can be found on the Public Information Sessions webpage.

12:00 p.m.


  1:00 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

1:00 p.m.

Energy Storage Design Project: Long-term Design Proposals

This engagement session will discuss and seek feedback on the energy storage design project long-term design proposals.

3:00 p.m.


  3:15 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

3:15 p.m.

Variable Generation Forecasting Tool

This information session will provide an overview of upcoming changes to the variable generation forecasting tool.

4:15 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned

May 21, 2020

  9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Recorded Presentation

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.

Opening Keynote Address

Leonard Kula, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Planning, Acquisition and Operations

9:30 a.m.

Market Renewal Project Update

The IESO will provide an update on the Market Renewal activities to date and outline the key next steps.

10:30 a.m.


  10:45 a.m. - Recorded Presentation

10:45 a.m.

Energy Payments for Economic Activation of Demand Response (DR) Resources

This engagement session will close out the initial scope of this engagement with the final Brattle study results, and begin discussing cost-recovery for shut-down costs related to Demand Response activations.

12:15 p.m.


  1:15 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

1:15 p.m.

Expanding Participation in Operating Reserve and Energy

The IESO is launching an engagement on expanding participation in Operating Reserve and Energy, and will include a summary of the current status from the Market Development Advisory Group (MDAG).

2:00 p.m.


  2:15 p.m. - Recorded Presentation

2:15 p.m.

Transmission Rights Market Review

The IESO is launching an engagement on the transmission rights market review; this meeting will review the scope of work considered at the Market Development Advisory Group (MDAG).

4:15 p.m      

Meeting Adjourned