Connection Process Streamlining

Purpose

Session 1: This session is intended to provide stakeholders with background on the changing nature of the projects being managed in the Connection Process, the resulting challenges that have arisen, and an understanding of implications to the current portfolio of projects. A review of the overall plan for the Connection Process Streamlining initiative will be shared, and stakeholders will be informed of how they can prepare for the next session in the engagement.

Session 2: The purpose of this session is to engage with stakeholders and gather feedback on potential streamlining areas for the AESO’s Connection Process. World Café topics will be shared via the agenda prior to the session. A facilitated Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions.

Session 3: Building on the last two sessions, the purpose of this engagement is to share the AESO's streamlining design for the updated Connection Process with stakeholders. Following the presentation there will be facilitated breakout discussions on key design components. Breakout topics will be shared via the agenda prior to the session. A Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions. This will be an in-person engagement session and participation will be limited to attendees. We encourage stakeholders to review the materials from session one and two in preparation for this engagement session.

Out-of-scope

The following topics are out-of-scope and will not be discussed as part of the Connection Process Streamlining information session:

  • Changes to the regulatory framework (e.g., TReg, TPL standards)
  • 2018 GTA Decision and Corresponding Compliance Filing Items
  • Existing System and Connection projects

Purpose

Session 1: This session is intended to provide stakeholders with background on the changing nature of the projects being managed in the Connection Process, the resulting challenges that have arisen, and an understanding of implications to the current portfolio of projects. A review of the overall plan for the Connection Process Streamlining initiative will be shared, and stakeholders will be informed of how they can prepare for the next session in the engagement.

Session 2: The purpose of this session is to engage with stakeholders and gather feedback on potential streamlining areas for the AESO’s Connection Process. World Café topics will be shared via the agenda prior to the session. A facilitated Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions.

Session 3: Building on the last two sessions, the purpose of this engagement is to share the AESO's streamlining design for the updated Connection Process with stakeholders. Following the presentation there will be facilitated breakout discussions on key design components. Breakout topics will be shared via the agenda prior to the session. A Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions. This will be an in-person engagement session and participation will be limited to attendees. We encourage stakeholders to review the materials from session one and two in preparation for this engagement session.

Out-of-scope

The following topics are out-of-scope and will not be discussed as part of the Connection Process Streamlining information session:

  • Changes to the regulatory framework (e.g., TReg, TPL standards)
  • 2018 GTA Decision and Corresponding Compliance Filing Items
  • Existing System and Connection projects
  • Session 3 - Stakeholder Engagement | Oct. 18, 2022

    Purpose

    Building on the last two sessions, the purpose of this engagement is to share the AESO's streamlining design for the updated Connection Process with stakeholders. Following the presentation there will be facilitated breakout discussions on key design components. Breakout topics will be shared via the agenda prior to the session. A Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions. This will be an in-person engagement session and participation will be limited to attendees. We encourage stakeholders to review the materials from session one and two in preparation for this engagement session.

    Registration

    Register via the Session #3 Registration tool above.



  • Session 2 – World Café | June 28, 2022

    Purpose

    The purpose of this session is to engage with stakeholders and gather feedback on potential streamlining areas for the AESO’s Connection Process. World Café topics details are provided below. A facilitated Q&A will be available following the introductory presentation to respond to stakeholder questions.

    World Café session materials

    Can be found in the Materials section on the right-hand side of the page.


  • Session 1 – Kickoff | May 19, 2022

    Purpose

    The purpose of this virtual session is to update stakeholders on the current state of the AESO’s Connection Process, and to kick off the Connection Process Streamlining initiative. The AESO will share our plans to engage with stakeholders on the Connection Process, with the objective of improving efficiency and reducing red tape. A facilitated Q&A will be available to respond to stakeholder questions.

    Specific session objectives include:

    • Update on the changing landscape of the projects being managed in the Connection Process
    • Review current state challenges and impacts
    • Share plans for the Connection Process Streamlining initiative
    • Prepare stakeholders for the next engagement session

    Kickoff information session materials

    Can be found in the Materials section on the right-hand side of the page.


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