Submission on the IESO’s GTA North Regional Planning September 2023

The IESO presented its findings of the recent scoping assessment for the GTA North (York Region) and recommended that they undertake a new Integrated Regional Resource Planning (IRRP) activity. The PWU applauds the IESO’s consideration of the new demand identified in the provinces recent Powering Ontario’s Growth Report and the government’s directive to ensure a reliable system for the long run. PWU analysis show that demand is accelerating very quickly and as a result recommends that the IESO accelerate their regional planning processes and coordinate more effectively among all of its planning activities or risk the ongoing reliability of Ontario’s electricity system.

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