OEB-IESO Partnership

On June 22, 2021, the OEB and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced a partnership between the IESO’s Grid Innovation Fund and the OEB Innovation Sandbox to support pilot projects seeking to test how to derive value from distributed energy resources.

Seven projects, five of which received support from the Innovation Sandbox, represent a total investment of $56.4 million and will accelerate the adoption of local energy projects to help communities play an increasing role in providing for their own energy needs. Read the March 30, 2022, April 14, 2022, and April 22, 2022, news releases for more information.