Submission on the IESO’s Long-Term 2 (LT2) Request for Proposals (RFP), Jan 15, 2024

The IESO has initiated is LT2 RFP engagement. The PWU finds IESO’s procurement approach is overly complex and replete with planning and analysis deficiencies that underpin unmitigated reliability and affordability risks. The PWU recommends that the IESO expeditiously focus on: comprehensive specification of system needs; understanding the possible solutions; better accommodating long-lead time generation development; expanding evaluation criteria to optimize affordability; and, reforming the IESO procurement process to integrate regional planning.

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