O. Reg. 290/14: ONTARIO POWER AUTHORITY PROCUREMENT PROCESS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14290
Published: 2014-12-16

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
 

ontario regulation 290/14

made under the

Electricity Act, 1998

Made: December 10, 2014
Filed: December 16, 2014
Published on e-Laws: December 16, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 3, 2015


Amending O. Reg. 426/04

(ONTARIO POWER AUTHORITY PROCUREMENT PROCESS)

1. The title to Ontario Regulation 426/04 is revoked and the following substituted:

(ieso PROCUREMENT PROCESS)

2. Section 1 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “The OPA” at the beginning of the portion before clause (a) and substituting “The IESO”.

3. Section 2 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Factors for consideration

2. The IESO shall not commence the procurement process under section 25.32 of the Act unless,

(a) it has considered the factors identified in the integrated power system plan in respect of the advisability of entering into contracts; or

(b) in the opinion of the IESO, extraordinary circumstances exist that justify proceeding with a procurement process without consideration of the factors mentioned in clause (a).

4. (1) Section 3 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “the OPA” in the portion before paragraph 1 and substituting “the IESO”.

(2) Paragraph 4 of section 3 of the Regulation is amended,

(a) by striking out “the OPA” and substituting “the IESO”; and

(b) by striking out “subsection 29.32 (1) of the Act” at the end and substituting “subsection 25.32 (1) of the Act”.

5. Section 4 of the Regulation is amended,

(a) by striking out “the OPA” wherever it appears and substituting in each case “the IESO”; and

(b) by striking out “subsection 29.32 (1) of the Act” at the end and substituting “subsection 25.32 (1) of the Act”.

Commencement

6. This Regulation comes into force on the later of January 1, 2015 and the day it is filed.