Meetings and Materials

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) is scheduled to meet six times a year, with additional meetings as required. SAC meetings are open to all stakeholders with an interest in the electricity industry. Meetings are typically held in the Toronto area and may also be attended via conferencing service.

Materials, presentations, submissions and feedback will be posted two weeks prior to scheduled meetings.

Read the Terms of Reference that provide guidance to the Stakeholder Advisory Committee in the execution of their responsibilities.


Documents referenced on this page, but not posted, can be obtained by contacting engagement@ieso.ca 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

Date, Agenda, Minutes

 Materials, Presentations, Submissions, Feedback

November 3, 2021

SAC Meeting

August 4, 2021 

SAC Meeting

April 1, 2021

New Call for Nominations to Fill Stakeholder Advisory Committee Vacancy

March 18, 2021

New Appointments to the Stakeholder Advisory Committee 

February 17, 2021   

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

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Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

Agenda Item #3: 2021 Priorities

Agenda Item #4: Enabling Resource Participation

Agenda Item #5: Stakeholder Survey Results

December 14, 2020

Call for Nominations - Stakeholder Advisory Committee

November 3, 2020

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

Agenda Item #3: Energy Transformation Network of Ontario (ETNO)

Agenda Item #4: Innovation Update

Agenda Item #5: Annual Planning Outlook (APO)

Agenda Item #6:  Resource Adequacy

 

Agenda Item #7:  Stakeholder Engagement Framework: Phase II

August 11, 2020

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

Agenda Item #3: Getting Back on Course: Ontario’s energy needs in a post-pandemic world (verbal)

Agenda Item #4: Panel Presentation: The Next 12 Months

Agenda Item #5: Resource Adequacy Engagement

Agenda Item #6: Summer Operations Review

April 9, 2020

There will no longer be a public Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting on April 9

February 11, 2020

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

Agenda Item #3: Planning Update 

Agenda Item #4: Markets Update

Agenda Item #5: Storage Design Project

Agenda Item #6: Stakeholder Engagement Update

Documents prior to 2020

Documents are available upon request. Email enagement@ieso.ca with specific instructions and advise if an accessible format is needed.

October 31, 2019

IESO Board of Directors appoints new SAC member

October 16, 2019

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement
  • Board of Directors’ Markets Committee

Agenda Item #3: Market Renewal Update: Energy and Capacity

Agenda Item #4: Storage Design Project

Agenda Item #5: Innovation Roadmap Implementation Update

September 5, 2019

Call for nominations to IESO Stakeholder Advisory Committee

August 14, 2019

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement

Agenda Item #3: Update from the CEO (verbal)

 

Agenda Item #4: Market Renewal – Energy Work Stream Update

 

Agenda Item #5: Capacity Update

 

Agenda Item #6: Demand Response Working Group Update

 

Agenda Item #7: 2020-2022 Business Plan

April 24, 2019

Agenda

Meeting Notes

 SAC Meeting

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement
  • Grid Innovation Fund

Agenda Item #3: Transition of Conservation Framework

Agenda Item #4: Meeting Capacity Needs for 2020 and Beyond

Agenda Item #5: Single Schedule Market Design 

Agenda Item #6: Updated Business Case for Market Renewal Program

Agenda Item #7:  Incremental Capacity Auction – High Level Design 

Supplemental Material

  • Incremental Capacity Auction – High Level Design Appendix F

Agenda Item #8:  Approach to addressing contract implications as a result of the Market Renewal Program

March 7, 2019

IESO Board of Directors appoints new SAC members and issues new call for nominations

February 14, 2019

Agenda

Meeting Notes

 SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement
  • Energy Storage Advisory Group
  • Results of 2018 Demand Response Auction
  • Approach to addressing contract implications as a result of the Market Renewal Program

Agenda Item #3: Market Renewal Program – Non-Emitting Resources Subcommittee Update

Agenda Item #4:  Meeting Capacity Needs for 2020 and Beyond

Agenda Item #5:  Demand Forecast

Agenda Item #6: 2018 Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey Results & Action Plan

  • Stakeholder Satisfaction Report

Agenda Item #7: Innovation Roadmap

 

January 10, 2019

Call for nominations to IESO Stakeholder Advisory Committee

October 17, 2018

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

Agenda Item #2:  IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement

Agenda Item #3:  OEB Modernization Panel (verbal)

Agenda Item #4: Innovation Roadmap

Agenda Item #5:  Planning Update

Agenda Item #6:  Market Renewal Program

  • Market Renewal ICA Update
  • Market Renewal Energy Workstream Update

Agenda Item #7:  Third Party Access to the MDM/R

August 22, 2018

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement

Agenda Item #3: 2019-2021 Draft Business Plan and Draft 2018 Corporate Performance Measures

Agenda Item #4: Innovation Roadmap

Agenda Item #5: Market Renewal Program

April 27, 2018

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement
  • Restoration Efforts During Recent Ice Storm

Agenda Item #3: Response to SAC Members Business Priorities

Agenda Item #4: Third Party Access to the MDM/R Update

Agenda Item #5: IESO Engagement Strategy

Agenda Item #6: Market Renewal Program

April 19, 2018

IESO Board appoints new Stakeholder Advisory Committee members

March 1, 2018

Call for Nominations to the IESO Stakeholder Advisory Committee extended

February 21, 2018

Agenda

Meeting Notes

SAC Meeting

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Proposed Corporate Performance Measures for 2018
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement

Agenda Item #3: IESO Business Planning Process

Agenda Item #4: Market Renewal Program

Agenda Item #5: IESO Proposed LTEP Implementation Plan

Agenda Item #6: Conservation Framework: Mid-Term Review

Supplemental feedback from meeting

  • Julie Girvan, Consumers Representative

January 25, 2018

Call for Nominations to IESO Stakeholder Advisory Committee

December 14, 2017

IESO Board appoints new Stakeholder Advisory Committee and Technical Panel Members

November 29, 2017

Agenda

Meeting Notes

 October 4th meeting rescheduled - Communication

Agenda Item #2 - IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • 2017-2019 Business Plan (verbal)
  • Stakeholder Survey Results
  • Memorandum
  • Survey Results
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement Update

Agenda Item #3: 2018-2020 Draft Business Plan and Draft 2018 Corporate Performance Measures

Agenda Item#4: Market Renewal Program

Agenda Item #5: Long-Term Energy Plan: Development of IESO Implementation Plan

  • IESO Implementation Plan Summary

November 2, 2017

Call for nominations to Stakeholder Advisory Committee

  • Nominations for Local Distribution Company representation due November 24, 2017

August 23, 2017

Agenda

Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2 - IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Smart Metering Entity
  • 2017 - 2019 Business Plan - Revenue Requirement Submission (verbal)
  • 2018 - 2020 Draft Business Plan (verbal)
  • Long Term Energy Plan (verbal)
  • IESO Community Engagement - Regional Forums
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement Update
  • IESO Engagement Update - August 2017

Agenda Item #3 - Market Renewal

Agenda Item #4 - Conservation Framework: Mid-Term Review

Agenda Item #5 - Guest Speaker: Michael Cleland, University of Ottawa

  • Positive Energy Project: System Under Stress: Energy Decision-Making in Canada and the Need for Informed Reform
  • Presentation

May 10, 2017

Agenda

Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2 - IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • 2017 - 2019 Business Plan (verbal)
  • 2018 - 2020 Business Planning Process
  • IESO Website Project
  • Ontario/Hydro Quebec Agreement
  • Stakeholder & Community Engagement Update

Agenda Item #3 - Conservation Framework: Mid-Term Review

Agenda Item #4 - Market Renewal

Agenda Item #5 - Grid-LDC Interoperability

  • The Power to Connect
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Grid-LDC Interoperability Steering Committee

Agenda Item #6 - Smart Metering Entity

April 20, 2017

IESO Board appoints new SAC members

March 2, 2017

 Call for Nominations to Stakeholder Advisory Committee

  • Communication

February 1, 2017

Agenda
Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2 - IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Resources Procurement
  • Demand Response Auction
  • 2017-2019 Business Plan
  • 2017 Performance Measures
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement Update

Agenda Item #3 - 2018 – 2020 IESO Business Planning Process – Priorities from Committee Member

  • Roundtable Discussion

  Agenda Item #4 – Ontario Climate Change Action Plan

  • Speaker: Alexander Wood, Executive Director
    Ontario Climate Change Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change

Agenda Item #5 – Market Renewal – Benefits Case and Communication & Engagement Plan

October 19, 2016
Agenda
Meeting Notes

Agenda Item #2 - IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Regional Planning
  • Renewable Resource Procurement
  • Market Renewal
  • 2016 Revenue Requirement Submission (verbal)
  • Corporate Performance Measures
  • Engagement Initiatives
  • Technical Panel
  • Capacity Exports
  • Smart Metering Entity - Licence Order Working Group

Agenda Item #3 - Real-Time Generation Cost Guarantee - Cost Recovery Framework Status of Engagement and Rule Amendment Process

  • Presentation
  • APPrO Letters
  • IESO Response to APPrO Letters

Agenda Item #4 - Ontario Planning Outlook - Overview

Agenda Item #5 - Results of Stakeholder Satisfaction Survey

August 17, 2016
Agenda (Revised)
Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Agenda Item #2 – IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Regional Planning
  • Resource Procurement
  • Cap and Trade
  • Ontario Planning Outlook (verbal)
  • Operations Update
  • Grid/LDC Coordination Initiative
  • Engagement Initiatives
  • Technical Panel
  • RT-GCG Cost Recovery Framework
  • Capacity Exports

Agenda Item #3– IESO Strategic Plan

Agenda Item #4 –Proposed 2017 to 2019 IESO Business Plan and 2017 Corporate Performance Measures

Agenda Item #5 – Market Renewal

Agenda Item #6 – Curtailing Linked Wheel-Through Transaction

  • Memo
  • Presentation

Agenda Item #7 – Smart Metering Entity – Licence Order Working Group

Agenda Item #8 – Conservation Framework – Mid-Term Review

August 2, 2016

Summary of input received for consideration at the May 11 meeting and the IESO’s consideration of how that feedback helped to shape next steps

May 11, 2016
Agenda
Meeting Notes

Item 2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Regional Planning
  • Procurement
  • IESO Engagement Update
  • Technical Panel
  • Capacity Exports
  • SME Working Group
  • Market Renewal

Item 3: 2017 Corporate Performance Measures

  • Memo
  • Presentation

Item 4: Operations Update

Item 5: Ontario Planning Outlook

May 10, 2016

Summary of input received from SAC members at the February 10 and March 23 SAC meetings and the IESO’s consideration of how that feedback helps to shape next steps in a number of initiatives.

April 28, 2016

IESO Board of Directors appoints new consumer member for Stakeholder Advisory Committee

April 8, 2016

Comments received re Ontario Planning Outlook

  • APPrO
  • CanSIA
  • CanWEA
  • Energy Storage Ontario
  • Hydro Quebec Energy Marketing
  • NRStor Inc.
  • Ontario Waterpower Association

March 23, 2016
Agenda
Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Item 2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Results of 2015 Corporate Performance Measures
  • Memorandum
  • 2015 Corporate Performance Results
  • 2016 Corporate Performance Measures
  • IESO Engagement Update
  • Adequacy Reporting Refresh
  • SME Licence Renewal Order Implementation Working Group

Item 3: Large Renewable Procurement II Engagement

  • Presentation
  • Draft Stakeholder and Community Engagement Plan

Item 4: Priorities for the 2017 to 2019 IESO Business Planning Period

Item 5: Ontario Planning Outlook

Supplemental Comments from Meeting

  • Ontario Waterpower Association

March 17, 2016

Call for Nominations for a SAC Consumer Representative

  • Communication
  • Call for Nomination Letter

February 10, 2016
Agenda
Meeting Notes

  • Communication

Item 2: IESO Business Update

  • Conservation
  • Regional Planning
  • Procurement
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Gas-Electric Coordination Enhancements
  • Capacity Exports
  • Real-Time Generation Cost Guarantee Program Cost Recovery Framework
  • Foundation Project

Item 3: IESO Business Plan Update

  • Cover Memo
  • Presentation

Item 4: Technical Panel – Terms of Reference

  • Cover Memo
  • IESO Response to Stakeholder Feedback on draft Terms of Reference
  • Appendix A RCI Consulting Report - Review of Independent Electricity System Operator’s Technical Panel
  • Revised Draft Terms of Reference

Item 5: Market Development Initiative

  • Cover Memo
  • Presentation

Item 6: peaksaverPLUS

  • Cover Memo
  • Presentation

For SAC meetings held before January 2016, see Document Library - Completed and Archived Engagements.