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The IESO Media Desk is designed to meet the specific needs and timelines of reporters. Here you will find the most recent information about Ontario's power system and the wholesale electricity market.

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BRIEFING ROOM

PRICES
Historical prices, comparisons with other jurisdictions, other electricity-related charges.


DEMAND
Demand trends, profiles and seasonal peaks.


SUPPLY
Ontario's generation capability, imports and exports, fuel sources.


FEED-IN TARIFF (FIT)
To enable new renewable energy on the power grid.

SPEECHES & PRESENTATIONS
Bruce Campbell, President and CEO addresses attendees at the Ontario Energy Network Luncheon on January 8, 2014.


PUBLIC APPEALS
When and why the IESO issues public appeals to reduce electricity use.


SMART GRID FORUM
A Vision for Ontario’s Smart Grid.


MARKET REPORT
IRC Report on the state of North American electricity markets. (.PDF)

TOP 20 DEMAND PEAKS
All-time provincial demand records.


GLOBAL ADJUSTMENT
Businesses and industries that pay the wholesale price for electricity are eligible for adjustments to their bills.


BLACKOUT 2003
A look back at the causes of the 2003 power outage, lessons learned and the steps taken to improve reliability across North America.

Managing Your Electricity Costs
Smart Grid Forum Report
2012 IESO Annual Report
Reconnecting Supply and Demand
Understanding how and when your facility uses electricity will have an impact on your business’s bottom line.
Market at a Glance

5:00 a.m. EDT –  Oct. 24, 2014

ONTARIO DEMAND

Ontario Demand:

12,384 MW

Operating Reserve Requirement:

1,418 MW

Today's Projected Peak:

(at 8:00 p.m. EDT)

16,718 MW

SUPPLY

Hourly Output by Fuel Type:

Nuclear:

9,832 MW

Hydro:

3,303 MW

Coal:

0 MW

Gas:

934 MW

Wind:

184 MW

Other:

150 MW

Hourly Imports:

4 MW

Hourly Exports:

2,151 MW

Today's Generator Availability at Peak:

25,641 MW

Maximum Ontario Import Capacity:

4,800 MW
(approx.)

WHOLESALE PRICES

Hourly Price:

-0.45˘/kWh

Average Weighted Price for October:

0.58˘/kWh

Global Adjustment
for October:

7.49¢/kWh

4.00˘/kWh

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