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Growing pains lead to planning gains

November 28, 2019

Terry Young, IESO Vice-President of Policy, Engagement and Innovation, called it a “perfect storm… in a positive way.” The IESO’s regional planners knew it was time for exceptional measures in southwestern Ontario’s Leamington-Kingsville area when projected greenhouse sector growth caused the pent-up anticipated demand to hit roughly 1,300 megawatts.

Local problems call for local solutions. This Power Perspectives article explores how customers, utilities and industry partners engaged together to find innovative solutions to ultimately unlock more capacity for this region.

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