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peaksaverPLUS Program Review

This stakeholder engagement considers the future role for and treatment of the peaksaverPlus Program. This review includes a discussion on the effectiveness of the program in its current design, as well as near and longer term considerations to evolve demand response in the residential sector. The IESO seeks input from stakeholders to inform how best to move forward with peaksaverPlus in the near term. 

The IESO encourages all stakeholders in Ontario's electricity sector, or their representatives, with an interest in this initiative to participate in this engagement. This initiative will be of particular interest to Local Distribution Companies and service providers who are involved with the peaksaverPLUS program.

All comments and enquiries in this stakeholder engagement can be directed to

Documents referenced on this page, but not posted, can be obtained by contacting with a link to the web page that lists the document and advise whether it needs to be provided in an accessible format. Please allow a minimum of one business day for a response.

Schedule of Activities

Activities Expected Actions

 June 2016

 Engagement initiative completed


April 15, 2016

IESO Response to Stakeholder Feedback


February 19, 2016

Deadline for stakeholders to submit feedback on materials and issues discussed at first meeting

Stakeholder Feedback

  • City of Toronto (received Feb 29, 2016)
  • Collective feedback from PowerStream, Horizon, Enersource and Hydro One Brampton
  • Cornerstone Hydro Electric Concepts
  • Ecobee
  • Energate Inc.
  • Energy+ Inc.
  • EnergyHub
  • Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Hydro Ottawa
  • London Hydro
  • MIDAC Corp.
  • Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
  • Naren Pattani (Ratepayer)
  • Nest Labs
  • Peterborough Distribution Inc.
  • Rodan Energy Solutions (received Feb 25, 2016)

Feedback will be posted on IESO stakeholder webpage (with permission)

January 27, 2016
Minutes (Draft)

Stakeholder Meeting - Overview of engagement, discussion of options

  • Presentation

Materials posted one week in advance of meeting

January 8, 2016

Post Stakeholder Engagement