Dispatch Deviation Report  -  August 2016

Subject to Market Rule, Ch. 7, sec. 4.2.2 and sec 4.2.3 this report summarizes the number of occurrences where the IESO has deviated significantly from the results of the dispatch algorithm, the action taken and the rationale for doing so. An occurrence may cover one or more intervals and all occurrences recorded in the IESO Shift Operations log are considered significant.

Action NC OSL OR ACE DF PO IE ELR Total
One Time Dispatch 0 247 0 52 0 24 0 0 323
Blocked Dispatch 0 118 13 1258 69 0 57 1224 2739
Total 0 365 13 1310 69 24 57 1224 3062


Action Definitions:

Manual Dispatch:   The IESO issued a one-time-dispatch of resources for system reliability (security and adequacy) purposes - not unit or resource specific.
Blocked Dispatch:   The IESO blocked a dispatch to a resource(s) for system reliability (security and adequacy) purposes.

Rationale Definitions:

Non Compliance(NC):   The action was required to correct for recognized non- compliance of dispatch instructions by a Market Participant(s).
Operating Security Limit(OSL*):    The action was taken to respect an OSL due to differences in the forecast and actual flows.
Operating Reserve(OR*):    The action was taken to respect the forecasted (greater than 5 minutes) OR requirement.
Area Control Error(ACE*):    The action was taken to correct an over / under generation condition.
Data Failure(DF):    The action was taken to mitigate the effects of operational data input failures.
Planned Outage(PO):    The action was taken to facilitate a planned equipment outage.
Input Error(IE):    The action was taken to mitigate the effects dispatch algorithm input errors.
Energy Limited Resource(ELR):    The action was taken to preserve resources adequacy for future energy needs.

Notes:
*May be a result of unrecognized Market Participant non-compliance with dispatch instruction.