IESO Application for Approval to Expand Third Party Access

EB-2021-0292

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), in its capacity as the Smart Metering Entity, has applied to the Ontario Energy Board for approval to:

  • Expand third party access to de-identified electricity consumption data beyond the IESO and Ontario Energy Board to Canadian Governmental Entities
  • Provide access to de-identified consumption data under a no-fee model for standard requests, with costs covered by the Smart Metering Charge
  • Provide access to de-identified consumption data under a cost recovery model of $145.00 per hour for complex requests
  • Use basic terms of the Data Use Agreement and the provision to tailor the Data Use Agreement to suit specific circumstances
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Submit a letter of comment

You can submit a letter of comment that will be considered by the panel deciding the application. Unless the notice states otherwise, your letter of comment must be received by the OEB no later than 60 days after the publication or service date of the notice for the application. Your letter will be provided directly to the panel of Commissioners who will be deciding whether the application is approved. The panel will consider your comments in reaching their decision. The panel will only be able to consider comments which relate to issues which are within the authority of the OEB and relevant to the issues being considered by the panel.

More about commenting and privacy

More about commenting and privacy
All letters of comment sent to the OEB are placed on the public record. This means the letters can be seen at our offices and will be placed on our website. Before the letter of comment is placed on the public record, all personal (i.e. not business) contact information is removed, such as the individual's address, fax and phone numbers, and email address. The individual's name and the content of the letter will become part of the public record..

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Ontario Energy Board
P.O. Box 2319
2300 Yonge Street, 27th Floor
Toronto ON M4P 1E4
Attn: Registrar