IEI Program - Stream 2

Stream 2 of the Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) Program is for existing industrial consumers in Ontario that will expand their existing, or build a new, industrial facility.  

Any questions or comments can be sent to

This Stream of the IEI Program is now closed.

Final Stream 2 Contracts

Zip file  See all Stream 2 contracts
         *Please note: this is a very large file (67 MB)

December 13, 2013 – Updated standard form IEI Stream 2 Contract

Please note that the standard form of the IEI Stream 2 Contract has been updated and is now available for download. A blackline version showing changes made to the previous form of the IEI Stream 2 Contract (dated April 9, 2013) is also available for download. 

July 10, 2013 - Application review currently in progress

The IEI Stream 2 Application Period concluded on June 10, 2013.  The OPA is currently in the process of reviewing all submitted Applications.  Applicants can expect to receive an email message from the OPA in the near future regarding the status of their Application. 

June 6, 2013 - Reminder of Application End Date and updated Q&A document 

Applicants are encouraged to review the updated Q&A document and note that the deadline to submit an IEI Stream 2 Application is Monday, June 10 at 4:00PM EPT.  

NOTE: Applicants who have already submitted an Application, or are intending to submit an Application, are reminded that all required Prescribed Forms and documents, as well as an electronic copy of the Application (including baseline model) in CD-ROM, DVD, or USB format, must be included with the Application submission.

Applicants are also reminded that the Application Fee is $5,000.00 CAD plus HST = $5,650.00 CAD and must be submitted in one of the acceptable formats (i.e. certified cheque, bank draft or money order).  

Review section 5.1 of the IEI Stream 2 Program Rules for further details regarding Application submission. 

April 25, 2013 - Stream 2 Stakeholder Session #2

See an archive of the webinar and a copy of the slide presentation.

April 9, 2013 - Release of final documents and start of Application Period

We are pleased to announce that Applications are now being accepted for Stream 2 of the IEI Program.

Final documents are available for download: 

Prescribed Forms related to the IEI Stream 2 Contract will be posted at a later date.  Blackline versions to the December 21, 2012 draft IEI Stream 2 Program Rules and draft IEI Stream 2 Contract are also available for download.  As a reminder, pre-registration is not required for Applicants to submit an Application.  

The Application Start Date is April 9, 2013 and the Application End Date is June 10, 2013 at 4:00PM EPT.                                 

February 5, 2013 - Individual Information Sessions

To help answer questions about Ontario’s new Industrial Electricity Incentive (IEI) – Stream 2 program, the Ontario Power Authority is pleased to offer potential Stream 2 applicants an optional, two-hour individual information session with the OPA program team. The sessions will occur between February 11, 2013, and February 15, 2013, and will be scheduled by the OPA. Find more information » 

January 23, 2013 - Update on timing of Stream 2 

Due to the volume of comments received in response to the January 9 stakeholder session, the launch of Stream 2 will be postponed to ensure all comments are appropriately considered and addressed. Please continue to check this webpage for program updates.

January 11, 2013 - Additional program documents are available for download

  • Draft Stream 2 Baseline model 
  • IEI Stream 2 Stakeholder Session Presentation

January 9, 2013 - Stream 2 Stakeholder Session #1

See an archive of the webinar and a copy of the slide presentation.

December 21, 2012 - Release of draft program documents

IEI Stream 2 draft program documents are available for download: 
  • IEI Stream 2 Program Rules 
  • IEI Stream 2 Contract

Program Timeline

Expected Timing*
Draft program documents posted 
Dec 21, 2012 
Stakeholder session 
Jan 9, 2013
Comment period closes 
Jan 18, 2013 4:00 p.m. EPT
Final documents posted 
April 9, 2013
Application Start Date
April 9, 2013
Application End Date
June 10, 2013 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 
If you are interested in receiving future emails related to Stream 2, including timeline updates, upcoming stakeholder sessions, and notification of document releases, please send an email to Please be sure to indicate the company name and contact name.