IEI Program - Stream 3

On April 24 2014 the Ontario Power Authority received a directive from the Minister of Energy to develop and implement a new Stream 3 of the Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) Program.

Stream 3 of the IEI Program is for new and existing consumers in Ontario that will build a new eligible facility or expand their existing eligible facility, which is located in the Province of Ontario and is carrying on or will carry on an activity that is classified within specific NAICS Canada 2012 sectors.

This Stream of the IEI Program is now closed.

Final Stream 3 Contracts

Please note that these are very large files.

1382311 Ontario Limited 
(4 MB)
Aurico Gold Inc. 
(41 MB)
FNX Mining Company Inc. 
(37.8 MB)
New Gold Inc. 
(38.6 MB)
Resolute FP Canada Inc. 
(41.7 MB)
Roeland Plant Farm Inc. 
RTK WP2 Canada 
(38.7 MB)
Rubicon Minerals Corporation 
(38.3 MB)
Omya Canada Inc.
(41.5 MB)
White River Forest Product Ltd. 
(37.7 MB)
Eacom Timber Corporation  
(43.2 MB)
Vision Extrusions Group Limited  (39.2 MB)
RTK WP Canada,  ULC 
(44.3 MB)
St. Andrew Goldfields LTD.  
(41.3 MB)
Tweed Inc.
(40 MB)

October 30, 2014 – Minor Updates to Baseline Model

Please note that the baseline model has been updated to fix a small error in cell AT2 of the “Historical Data” tab and to resolve a compatibility issue which affected the visibility of dates in column AT of the “Historical Data” tab.

October 21, 2014 – Q&A Document and Contract Prescribed Forms

Thank you to all who submitted questions regarding the IEI Stream 3 Program documents and Application process.

A Question and Answer (Q&A) document is now available for download which addresses questions received regarding IEI Stream 3 Program Rules, IEI Stream 3 Contract, and the Application process that may be of interest to potential Applicants.

All Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Q&A document prior to submitting an Application.

Contract Prescribed Forms (zip file) are also available for download.

September 23, 2014 – Updated Program Documents

Please note that updates have been made to the following:

The updated forms are marked with v2 in the upper right-hand corner. Please ensure that the most up-to-date versions of these forms are used when completing your Application.

September 10, 2014 - IEI Stream 3 Application Window Opens and Final Program Documents Posted

The IEI Stream 3 Application window is now open. Applications will be accepted between September 10, 2014 to November 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EPT.

Thank you to all who submitted feedback regarding the draft IEI Stream 3 Program documents. Final program documents are now available in the Downloads section in the top right of the page

Please submit all questions to  Given that this is a competitive procurement process, the OPA will only be able to provide general clarifications on the program documents (note: questions received may be posted in anonymous fashion to an FAQ section on the website). The OPA is not able to provide specific guidance regarding an individual project. 

Application Webinar

The OPA held an IEI Stream 3 webinar on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 to provide additional information and answer questions on the IEI Stream 3 application process.To access an archive of the webinar and presentation, please see details below:

Application Program Cap

The applicable Program Cap for Stream 3 is 3.859409 TWh.

Program Timeline

Expected Timing*
Draft program documents posted July 18, 2014
Stakeholder session (webinar) July 30, 2014
Comment period closes August 18, 2014
Final documents posted September 10, 2014
Application Start Date September 10, 2014
Application Webinar September 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EPT
Application End Date November 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EPT

* Dates provided above are non-binding on the OPA, and the OPA reserves the right to amend such dates in its sole discretion. 

Program Updates and Stakeholder Archives
If you are interested in receiving future emails related to Stream 3, including timeline updates, upcoming stakeholder sessions, and notification of document releases, please subscribe to the IEI subscriber list.

For past stakeholder activity, see the Stakeholder Engagement Archives.  

IEI Stream 3 Draft Program Documents Archives

The comment period for draft program documents was open from July 18, 2014 until August 18, 2104. The following materials were available for review and comment: 

An archive of the webinar will be posted shortly after the session.