The AESO’s Advanced Metering Practice Implementation Plan

In Alberta Utility Commission (AUC) proceeding 27047, the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) submits its Advanced Metering Practice (AMP) implementation plan for approval. This application additionally requests approval to amend the Independent System Operator (ISO) Tariff and the ISO Rules to align with AMP; and summarizes the cost treatment of implementing AMP.



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AESO Bulk and Regional Rate Design and Modernized DOS Rate Design Application

In proceeding 26911, the Alberta Electric System Operator requests that the Alberta Utilities Commission (the Commission) approve its application for it’s proposed bulk and regional rate design, treatment of energy storage, and modernization of Demand Opportunity Service (DOS).



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AESO 2018 Tariff: Changes affecting Distributed Connected Generators

On September 22, 2019, the Alberta Utilities Commission (the Commission), in Decision 22942-D02-2019, gave its ruling on the 2018 Independent System Operator Tariff application. This decision included approval for the adjusted metering practice proposed by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO), as well as changes to the substation fraction allocation method. These two changes are particularly significant to distributed connected generators (DCGs).



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AESO 2018 ISO Tariff Application

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) directed the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) to suspend the application of Information Document 2018-019T (ID) regarding the determination of Rate STS (supply transmission services), Rate DTS (demand transmission services), and metering levels for distribution system connected generation. The Commission determined that the ID should be tested in the AESO 2018 Independent System Operator (ISO) tariff application proceeding (22942) before requiring parties to implement the change.

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AESO Deferral Account and Rider C

On January 30, 2017, the AESO hosted another information session on the 2018 AESO tariff application. The session did not provide much in terms of new information, but the AESO informed stakeholders that they intend to propose changes to the deferral account allocation methodology in an upcoming application. Moreover, the AESO sought to gauge stakeholder support for the proposed changes. 

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AESO 2018 Tariff Consultation

On December 5, 2016, the AESO hosted a consultation meeting on the upcoming 2018 tariff application. Unlike the 2017 tariff update, the 2018 tariff will propose changes to the tariff calculation as well as Rider C and Deferral Account Reconciliation (DAR) methods.

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AESO 2015 Deferral Account Reconciliation

The AESO 2015 Deferral Account proceeding has reached the phase of oral argument. Both the AESO and the Primary Service Group (PS Group) have submitted evidence and oral argument.

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AESO 2015 Deferral Account Reconciliation

The AUC has decided that it will hear the arguments of primary service customers through an oral hearing in the AESO 2015 deferral account reconciliation proceeding.

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2016 AESO Tariff Update

On March 31, 2016, the AUC approved the AESO’s 2016 Tariff update as proposed.

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