IESO Preliminary 2023 Annual Planning Outlook

On December 13, 2023, the IESO provided an overview of its Preliminary 2023 Annual Planning Outlook (APO) forecasts in support of its Dec 11 procurement options report to government. The PWU remains concerned that IESO’s approach does not adequately inform stakeholders about our province’s energy needs and fails to mitigate affordability and reliability risks. The PWU recommends the IESO reflects the implications of building heating, reframes its portrayal of demand in terms stakeholders understand, better treats the risks of accelerated electrification; and, more effectively leverages regional planning.

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