In its role as the Smart Metering Entity (“SME”), the Independent Electricity System Operator (“IESO”) is managing the development of the meter data management/repository (“MDM/R”) to collect, manage, store and retrieve information related to the metering of customers’ use of electricity in Ontario.
Determination of Smart Metering Charge (“SMC”) – EB-2012-0100
The IESO, in its capacity as the SME has applied to the Ontario Energy Board (the “Board”) for approval of a SMC of $0.806 per Residential and General Service <50kW Customer per month which the IESO proposes to collect from all licensed electricity distributors (“Distributors”) for the period July 1, 2012 to December 31, 2017. The SME also seeks approval of revenue adjustment mechanisms to manage fluctuations in costs and number of customers.
The application was filed on March 23, 2012 under subsections 78(2.1), (3.01), (3.0.2) and (3.0.3); Ontario Regulation 453/06 of the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998, S.O. 1998, c.15 (Schedule B) (the “Act”) and subsection 53.8(8) of the Electricity Act, 1998. The Board assigned File No. EB-2012-0100 to this application.