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Update: Next Week’s Demand Response Auction

December 1, 2016

Ontario's second demand response (DR) auction for DR capacity will take place on December 7 and 8. Authorized DR Auction Participants can submit bids into a competitive auction process for an opportunity to provide capacity through the IESO wholesale electricity market during defined availability windows in 2017-18.

The breakdown of the capacity that has been qualified for this year's auction is as follows:

  • 809.3 MW for Summer (May 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017)

  • 806.4 MW for Winter (November 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018)

For additional information on the auction, please visit the DR Auction webpage.

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