The Ontario Energy Report provides an up-to-date snapshot of Ontario’s energy sector.

Energy Data Catalogue
Fourth Quarter 2016

October – December 2016

Electricity

LTEP Modules

20-year Demand Forecast OPA
February 2014
Detailed data underpinning demand projections from the 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan. ltep-2013-modules-assumptions-facts-and-figures.zip
20-year Supply Forecast by Generation Type OPA
February 2014
Provides more detailed data on the supply assumptions made in the 2013 Long Term Energy Plan. link to LTEP-2013-Module-3-Supply-Demand-Balance.pdf
20-Year Forecast of Conservation Savings OPA
February 2014
Provides more detailed data on the conservation assumptions made in the 2013 Long Term Energy Plan. link to LTEP-2013-Module-2-Conservation.pdf
20-year Forecast – Total Cost of Electricity Service OPA
February 2014
Provides more details on the costs forecasts made in the 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan. link to LTEP-2013-Module-4-Cost.pdf
20-Year Emissions Forecast – GHGs and other contaminants OPA
February 2014
Provides more details on the air emissions forecasts made in the 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan. It includes details on air emissions forecasts from electricity generation as well as historical emissions. link to LTEP-2013-Module-5-Air-Emissions.pdf
Actual versus Forecasted Data used in Long-Term Energy Plan IESO
Annually
This module provides a comparison of forecasts made in the LTEP vs. annual actuals for demand, supply, conservation savings, costs and emissions.

Demand

18 Month-Outlook: Ontario Demand Forecast IESO
Quarterly
Provides an 18-month forecast of electricity demand for Ontario which considers factors that influence electricity demand – economic expansion, population growth, conservation initiatives, embedded generation capacity growth, time of use rates and the Industrial Conservation Initiative – which vary by season and time. link to IESO web page
Current Hour's and Five-Minute Ontario Demand IESO
Real Time
Provides data on Ontario and market demand for electricity for the current day, and seven days. link to current Hour's and Five-Minute Ontario Demand, Web page with XML files
Historic Hourly Ontario Demand – Year to date IESO
Daily
Provides Ontario's hourly demand for electricity for the current year. link to HourlyDemands_2002-2014.csv
Historic Hourly Ontario Demand – Historic (from market opening in 2002) IESO
Daily
Provides Ontario's hourly demand for electricity from previous years. link to hourlydemands_2002-2016.csv
Ontario Demand Peaks IESO
Real Time
IESO market and forecast data that can help consumers track current daily system peaks as well as look at future forecast demand information. link to Ontario Demand Peaks, IESO Web Page

Supply

OPG Quarterly Financial Reports OPG
Quarterly
Provides quarterly financial results for OPG. link to OPG Quarterly Financial Reports
Pickering Performance Reports OPG
Quarterly
Provides performance information on the Pickering Nuclear station in areas of safety, operational and environmental performance and significant accomplishments during the quarter. link to Pickering Performance Reports
Darlington Performance Reports OPG
Quarterly
Provides performance information on the Darlington Performance station in areas of safety, operational and environmental performance and significant accomplishments during the quarter. link to Darlington Performance Reports
Annual Report on Wind Dispatch IESO
Annually
This annual report summarizes the dispatch of wind generation to support system reliability through management of local area congestion and/or surplus baseload generation. link to Annual Report on Wind Dispatch
Annual Report on Nuclear Manoeuvring and Shutdown IESO
Annually
This annual report provides a summary of nuclear manoeuvring and shutdowns, to support system reliability during periods of surplus baseload generation. Moves for system contingencies not included in total. link to Annual Report on Nuclear Manoeuvring and Shutdown
Generator Output by Fuel Type - Monthly IESO
Monthly
This report provides actual energy production used to meet market demand, grouped by primary fuel type, for all Ontario generators registered as a market participant. This includes all dispatchable, intermittent and self-scheduled generators but does not include embedded (ie. connected to distribution systems) solar or wind generation. Published a month after the fact, on a monthly basis. link to Generator Output by Fuel Type - Monthly
18 Month-Outlook: An Assessment of the Reliability and Operability of the Ontario Electricity System IESO
Quarterly
Provides an 18-month forecast assessment of the reliability of the Ontario electricity system, and a list of new generation and transmission enhancements that will come online during the forecast period. link to 18 Month-Outlook PDF with supporting data in XLS
Generators Output and Capability IESO
Real Time
Compares the hourly capability and output for Ontario generators 20 MW and larger. Data is included for specific generators, as well as totals for energy sources. XML File
Intertie Schedule & Flow (Imports and Exports) – Last Quarter IESO
Real Time
Provides hourly schedules and flows of electricity imported or exported from Ontario and its neighbouring jurisdictions. link to Intertie Schedule & Flow (Imports and Exports), Web page
Long-Term Reliability Assessment for the North American Electrical Reliability Corporation (NERC) NERC
Annually
Assessment of the reliability of electricity systems in Canadian provinces and US States provided by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), an international regulatory authority. The report identifies demand, reserve margins, transmission enhancements and 10-year risks for Ontario's electricity system. link to Long-Term Reliability Assessment for the NERC Website
Progress Report on Contracted Electricity Supply IESO
Quarterly
This report provides the electricity supply OPA has under contract, including capacity in operation and under development. link to Electricity Resources Report – Update on Contracted Supply Website
OPG Annual Report OPG
Annually
Provides details on Ontario Power Generation's output for the year by source, financial information and updates on new projects. link to OPG Annual Report PDF download
OPG Performance Report OPG
Bi-Annually
Provides recent details on Ontario Power Generation's operations and projects, as well as safety and financial performance highlights. link to OPG Performance Report PDF download
Darlington Refurbishment – Semi-Annual Performance Report OPG
Bi-annually
These reports provide progress updates on the refurbishment of Darlington Nuclear Station including milestones over the last six months and next steps. link to Darlington Refurbishment – Semi-Annual Performance Report Web page
Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2014 Data OEB
Annually
This report discloses the system-wide electricity supply mix data for the year. link to Darlington Refurbishment – Semi-Annual Performance Report Web page
SMR Deployment Feasibility Study Hatch Ltd.
One-time
Examines the feasibility of the small-scale use of small modular reactors (SMRs). link to Darlington Refurbishment – Semi-Annual Performance Report Web page
Feasibility Study on the Recycling of Used CANDU Fuel Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
One-time
Examines the feasibility of recycling nuclear fuel after discharge. link to Darlington Refurbishment – Semi-Annual Performance Report Web page

Conservation

Conservation and Demand Management Report - Annual Results OEB
Annually
This report summarizes the annual Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) results for local distribution companies. It includes verified conservation savings, CDM spending and details on new OEB-approved programs. link to Conservation and Demand Management Report - Annual Results
Conservation Progress Report IESO
Quarterly
The IESO oversees conservation programs for residential, business and industrial customers. This quarterly report identifies recent and historical savings from conservation programs delivered by the IESO and local distribution companies. link to Quarterly Conservation Report
Conservation and Demand Management – Results Report for LDCs OEB
Annually
Annual reports from each LDC on their conservation programs and measures against conservation targets. link to Conservation and Demand Management – Results Report for LDCs web page
Annual Conservation Results Report IESO
Annually
Identifies conservation initiatives across the province with information on energy and demand savings associated with the programs. PDF download
Energy Reporting & Benchmarking for Large Buildings: Policy Development Consultations: Summary Report Integral Group
One-Time
Between January and April 2015, Integral Group facilitated consultations on behalf of the Province of Ontario and City of Toronto, soliciting stakeholder feedback for a proposed energy reporting and benchmarking requirement. This report summarizes consultation feedback and written comments received via email between January and May. PDF

Costs

OPG Rate Application OEB
No consistent schedule for updates
Provides the rationale for rates paid to OPG for electricity from its nuclear and baseload hydroelectric generation facilities. link to OPG Rate Application web page
Monthly Global Adjustment Components and Costs IESO
Monthly
Provides details of the Global Adjustment charge and how it factors into customer bills. link to Monthly Global Adjustment Components and Costs Web page
Global Adjustment Archive – from 2005 IESO
Annually
Provides historical average costs of Global Adjustment since its inception in 2005. link to Global Adjustment Archive – from 2005 to 2013 Web page
Current Hourly Ontario Energy Price IESO
Real Time
Provides Hourly Ontario Energy Price (HOEP) for the current day and previous seven days, and the first estimate of the Global Adjustment and market clearing price. link to Current Hourly Ontario Energy Price Web page
Monthly Average Hourly Prices – Current and Historic IESO
Daily
Provides detailed pricing data which includes historical average hourly prices for Ontario. link to Monthly Average Hourly Prices – Historic (from market opening in 2002) Web page
Electricity Prices from OEB OEB
Bi-Annually: April and October
Identifies the Time-of-Use pricing for the current quarter. link to Electricity Prices from OEB Web page
Regulated Price Plan Price Report: November 1, 2015 to October 31, 2016 OEB
Annually
This report contains the electricity commodity prices under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) for the period November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016. link to Regulated Price Plan Price Report
Analysis of Ontario’s Full Scale Roll-out of TOU Rates – Final Study The Brattle Group
February 3, 2016
This report presents the findings from the third and final year of a study examining the impacts of time of use (TOU) rates from their inception through to the end of 2014. This evaluation was part of a multi-year study requested by the Ontario Energy Board in 2012 to determine the impact of TOU prices in Ontario for the purpose of facilitating LDC reporting of TOU savings toward their 2014 conservation and demand management targets. link to Analysis of Ontario’s Full Scale Roll-out of TOU Rates – Final Study

Emissions

Environmental Emissions Data Reports OPG
Quarterly
Environmental and emissions data from nuclear stations in Ontario, including information on emissions and spills. Information on the operations located at the Bruce Nuclear Power Development site is within the Western Waste Management report. link to Environmental Emissions Data Reports
Western Waste Management Performance Reports OPG
Quarterly
Tracks performance for Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Waste Management Facilities in the areas of safety, operations, the environment, as well as significant accomplishments during the quarter. link to Western Waste Management Performance Reports
Environmental Monitoring Program (EMP) Reports OPG
Annually
This report summarizes annual results from OPG’s environmental monitoring programs in the vicinity of Darlington and Pickering Nuclear stations. link to Radiological Environmental Monitoring Program (REMP) Reports
OPG Sustainable Development Report OPG
Annually
Annual reports provide insight into OPG's sustainability performance. The reports present OPG's environmental, social, and economic performance related to all operations and sites. link to OPG Sustainable Development Report web page

Transmission/Distribution

Electricity Distributor Performance Data, Reports and Regulatory Information OEB
Ongoing Updates
An interactive distributor performance tool that includes scorecard performance data, highlights from the OEB's annual distributors yearbook, consumer complaint and regulatory information. Users can create custom reports to compare data with other distributors. PDFs on Website
Hydro One Annual Report Hydro One
Annually
Provides annual summary of Hydro One’s safety and reliability performance, as well as consolidated financial statements. PDFs on Website
Hydro One Quarterly Report Hydro One
Quarterly
Includes Hydro One's quarterly Consolidated Financial Statements, and management's discussion and analysis. PDFs on Website
Hydro One Transmission Rate Applications Hydro One
No consistent schedule for updates
A full listing of the documents and evidence filed with the OEB for Hydro One Network's transmission revenue requirement and rate application. link to Hydro One Transmission Rate Applications web page
18 Month-Outlook: Ontario Transmission System IESO
Bi-annually
This document complements the transmission assessments contained in the 18-Month Outlook by providing specific details on the Ontario transmission system, including the transfer capabilities of major internal transmission interfaces and interconnections with neighbouring jurisdictions. PDF download
LDC Scorecards OEB
Annually
Scorecards for Ontario's electricity distributors is a new format that measures how well utilities perform each year, including traditional metrics for assessing services and new metrics reflecting the customer experience. link to LDC Scorecards web page
Annual Yearbooks for Electricity and Gas OEB
Annually
These reports contain financial and operational information collected from distributors, compiled from data submitted through reporting and record-keeping requirements. link to Annual Yearbooks for Electricity and Gas web page
Regional Planning Updates IESO
No consistent schedule for updates
The OPA's regional planning page provides an overview and description of the regional planning process and Ontario's 21 electricity regions, as well as details on the current status of each. link to Regional Planning Updates web page

Overall System

Ontario Planning Outlook IESO The IESO’s Ontario Planning Outlook (OPO) is a technical report that provides a 10-year review (2005-2015) and a 20-year outlook (2016-2035) for Ontario’s electricity system. link to Ontario Planning Outlook
OPG Key Actions Update on 2013 AG Report OPG
Bi-Annually
In December 2013, OPG accepted the findings of the Auditor General’s report, on the company’s human resource policies. These reports highlight progress on actions OPG is taking to address the Auditor General’s recommendations. link to OPG Key Actions Update on 2013 AG Report
PPWG Report OEB
One-Time
The final report from the Planning Process Working Group. The report identifies changes required to the OEB’s regulatory instruments and former OPA’s license required to support the regional electricity planning process. link to PPWG Report
Ministry of Energy Provincial Policy Statement InfoSheet Planning for Electricity Infrastructure Ministry of Energy
One-Time
Provides an overview of Ontario’s electricity system and the formalized regional electricity planning process to support the integration of electricity needs into municipal plans. Also describes role of municipalities in the regional electricity planning process, and importance of community energy plans. Supports implementation of the Provincial Policy Statement, 2014. link to pps-infosheet-electricity-planning-en.pdf
Ministry of Energy Provincial Policy Statement InfoSheet Energy Conservation, Efficiency and Supply Ministry of Energy
One-Time
Identifies activities and opportunities for municipalities to promote energy conservation and efficiency, and alternative and renewable energy systems, including through land use and development patterns. Supports implementation of the Provincial Policy Statement, 2014. link to pps-infosheet-energy-conservation-efficiency-and-supply-en.pdf
Ontario Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions for the Broader Public Sector Ministry of Energy
Annually
The annual energy use (electricity, natural gas, fuel oil) and Greenhouse Gas emissions of Ontario municipalities, school boards, universities, colleges and hospitals. link to Ontario Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions for the Broader Public Sector web page
Active Applications before the OEB OEB
Monthly
A listing of all active applications before the Ontario Energy Board. link to Active Applications before the OEB web page
Decisions, Orders, and Reports of the OEB OEB
No consistent schedule for updates
A database of decisions from OEB regulatory proceedings, searchable by date, applicant, and significance. link Decisions, Orders, and Reports of the OEB web page
Market Summaries IESO
Daily, Weekly and Monthly
Data and information relevant to market activity, including Ontario energy prices and the details of grid operation. link to Market Summaries web page
Market Surveillance Panel Reports OEB
Bi-Annually
The Market Surveillance Panel prepares monitoring reports on the IESO-administered markets, discussing notable developments that affect the operation of the markets and the implementation status of previous Panel recommendations. link to Market Surveillance Panel Reports web page
Stakeholder Advisory Committee materials IESO
Quarterly
Materials provide a summary of committee meetings, which are held to advise the IESO board of directors and management on mandate-related policy issues and create a forum for consultation. Webinar, Powerpoint, Other meeting materials in PDF
Market Analysis on Renewable Energy Policy Ministry of Energy
One-time
Market analysis on anticipated benefits and impacts from new procurement, domestic content and planning changes on the solar and wind manufacturing sectors and related services. PDF download
Ontario Smart Grid Assessment and Roadmap Navigant Consulting Ltd.
One-time
This report demonstrates that Ontario’s investment in smart meters and the underlying communications network will have long-term benefits for both consumers and electricity utilities. It also presents options for consideration to advance the province’s smart electricity grid. PDF download
Ontario Energy Board Annual Report OEB
Annually
This report provides an update on OEB’s initiatives and the Board’s financial statements for the past year. PDF download
IESO Annual Report IESO
Annually
This report provides an update on IESO’s initiatives and its financial statements for the past year. PDF download
Hydro One Annual Report Hydro One
Annually
This report provides an update on Hydro One’s initiatives and its financial statements for the past year. PDF download

Oil and Natural Gas

Oil

Fuel Retail Price Data Ministry of Energy
Weekly
Provides weekly retail prices for gasoline, diesel and other fuels for Ontario and select cities. link to Fuel Retail Price Data web page

Natural Gas

Natural Gas Rate Updates OEB
Quarterly
Provides the retail price of natural gas delivered by Enbridge, Union and NRG for the current and previous quarters. link to Natural Gas Quarterly Rate Adjustment Mechanism web page

Electricity Data

Data used in creating the Electricity Report, downloadable in Excel format.

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Oil and Natural Gas Data

Data used in creating the Oil and Natural Gas Report, downloadable in Excel format.

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