Energy Partnerships Program

Energy Partnerships Program

The IESO’s Energy Partnerships Program (EPP) promotes broad participation in Ontario’s diverse energy sector by providing funding support to indigenous communities, co-operatives, municipalities and public sector entities to develop energy projects.

On June 13, 2016, the IESO posted the final EPP program rules along with the summary of changes from the May 2015 draft rules. Please find the program documents on the EPP Resources page. Prospective applicants are invited to review the material and provide their questions to the EPP team. Find more information at

Questions and comments can be directed to EPP staff at or by telephone at 416-969-6317.

The EPP application process opens on June 27. Keep up to date with EPP program developments by signing up for the IESO Funding Programs subscriber list.


The EPP streamlines and consolidates the following support programs:

As a centralized program offering, the EPP is designed to offer applicants a clear set of rules, guidelines, and funding agreements to help make the application process more accessible and efficient.