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September Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

Monthly Engagement Meetings

IESO Stakeholder Engagement Days

September 19-21, 2023

Registration Information

Attendees are invited to participate in any or all of the sessions. Each of the sessions will be held as a separate meeting as shown in the agenda below. Pre-registration is recommended for each of the sessions you plan on attending.

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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Stakeholder Engagement Update

This engagement update provides a snapshot of all active IESO engagement activities and is updated on a monthly basis. It helps support a greater understanding of linkages between engagements, and a foundation for more comprehensive and integrated updates.


September 19, 2023

Time Agenda Item Action

9:30 a.m.

Small Hydro Program

The IESO will provide an update on activities related to the design of the Small Hydro Program. Key updates will include an overview of the draft program rules and contract based on stakeholder feedback to date from the Small Hydro Community and next steps on implementation.

Recorded Presentation

11:00 a.m.

Meeting Adjourned

September 20, 2023

Time Agenda Item Action

9:30 a.m.

Demand-Side Vision

The IESO will provide an overview of the implementation of a Demand-Side Vision and strategy to explore the enhancement of Demand-Side Resources in the IESO-Administered Market and programs. The initiative addresses key issues and opportunities from the Demand-Side community, and participants will have the opportunity to provide feedback on the scope, vision, and planning of future discussions to prioritize improvements to Demand Response participation models.

Recorded Presentation

11:00 a.m.


2:00 p.m.

Capacity Auction Enhancements

The IESO will discuss the objectives for engaging with stakeholders on future Capacity Auction Enhancements with an opportunity for participants to provide feedback. The discussion will also focus on key lessons learned from the 2023 Capacity Auction Enhancements, and information will be provided on scoping criteria, timelines and decision-making considerations for future enhancements.

Recorded Presentation

3:30 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned

September 21, 2023

Time Agenda Item Action

9:00 a.m.

Market Renewal Program - Implementation

The IESO will provide an update to the following market settlement documents:

  • Market Manuals 5.6, 5.7, 5.8 and 5.10, and
  • IESO Charge Types and Equations List.

Additionally, the IESO will present the following design updates:

  • Correction to the DAM Balancing Credit formulas to align with design intent,
  • Modification to the Intertie Failure charges to address potential gaming issues, and
  • Aligning ORA with MRP design.

Join meeting

12:00 p.m.

Meeting Adjourned