The AESO's compliance monitoring role
We establish and implement programs to monitor market participant compliance with ISO rules, Alberta Reliability Standards and the Settlement System Code rules set out in Alberta Utilities Commission Rule 021. We also interface with other agencies in Alberta to facilitate the enforcement of those requirements. We provide tools, guides and other information to help market participants adhere to these requirements.
Compliance monitoring programs
The AESO's compliance monitoring programs are listed below, please click on the page link for more information:
- Alberta Reliability Standards compliance monitoring
- ISO rules compliance monitoring
- Settlement System Code rules compliance monitoring
Latest updates and announcements
The following are the latest updates and announcements for the Compliance monitoring Program.
- Sept. 13, 2022 letter (ARS Enhancement Initiative)
- Feb. 8, 2021 letter
- Oct. 1, 2020 letter
- March 26, 2020 letter
Request for Information (RFI)
Market participants are encouraged to thoroughly review the Authoritative Documents and any related Information Documents pertaining to a particular subject area. In the event that a market participant requires further information after completing its review, a request for information regarding the requirements of an existing Authoritative Document may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance Complaint Information
A market participant or other interested person may submit a complaint to the ISO regarding an apparent contravention of an ISO rule, Alberta reliability standard or AUC Rule 021: Settlement System Code Rule by a market participant or the ISO. Please see Section 103.12 of the ISO rules, Compliance Monitoring for additional details. A copy of the AESO compliance complaint form is also provided in the following link (ID #2019-055).
Compliance quarterly reports
Read quarterly reports on compliance activities here:
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q4 2022 [Posted: Feb. 27, 2023]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q3 2022 [Posted: Dec. 1, 2022]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q2 2022 [Posted: Aug. 24, 2022]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q1 2022 [Posted: June 6, 2022]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q4 2021 [Posted: Feb. 23, 2022]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q3 2021 [Posted: Nov. 25, 2021]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q2 2021 [Posted: Aug. 3, 2021]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q1 2021 [Posted: May 13, 2021]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q4 2020 [Posted: Feb. 9, 2021]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q3 2020 [Posted: Nov. 9, 2020]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q2 2020 [Posted: Aug 6, 2020]
- Compliance Quarterly Report Q1 2020 [Posted: May 7, 2020]