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  Published Papers  
  Ontario Market Outlook and Related Discussion Papers   

A series of discussion papers were prepared in support of the IESO’s 2009 Ontario Market Outlook.  Each paper explores different aspects of market evolution — investment, demand response, trade and the environment. Released: January 15, 2009.


Market Incentives for Generation Investment
Prepared by Scott Harvey, Director with LECG a global expert services and consulting firm and Scott Travers, Senior Market Development Advisor with the IESO.

Demand Response in Ontario: Exploring the Issues
Prepared by Ian H. Rowlands, Professor, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo

Regional Electricity Trading: Opportunities and Challenges for Ontario
Prepared by: Brendan Ring, Larry Ruff and Usman Hannan

Overview of Environmental Policies for Electricity Generation
Prepared by Donald N. Dewees, Dewees Consulting Limited

  Working Papers  
  Estimating the Price Elasticity of Export Trades in the Ontario Electricity Market  
  Working Paper: Export Demand Response in the Ontario Electricity Market - To request more information about this working paper contact Nash Peerbocus at 905-855-6174.

Working Paper, MEAR 2008-01

In today’s interconnected electricity markets with extensive interregional trades, the behavioural response of export transactions to domestic price changes can be a key contributing factor to the rapid mean reversion of electricity price. This paper develops a an econometric model to estimate the price elasticity of export trades in the Ontario market. Results indicate that export demand is highly sensitive to changes in the Ontario electricity price.

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  Commissioned Papers  
  Efficiency Gains for Natural Gas-Fired Generation Day-Ahead Market Mechanisms  
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May 2008

Prepared for the Market Evolution Analysis and Research Group, IESO
Prepared by Baden Energy Consulting

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  Assessing Whether Firm DayAhead Prices Lead to Changes in Elasticity of Demand and Greater Customer Efficiencies  
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April 2008

Prepared for the Market Evolution Analysis and Research Group, IESO
Prepared by Dr. Ken Deal and Dr. Dean Mountain

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  Charles Rivers Associates International  
  Overview of cost-benefit analysis and its applications in Public Policy decisions - Download PDF (200KB)

June 2007

Prepared for the Market Evolution Analysis and Research Group, IESO
Preparred by Michael Trebilcock, Adonis Yatchew, and Andy Baziliauskas

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