Glossary of Terms

AESO Alberta Electric System Operator
Cogeneration The combined, simultaneous generation of heat (usually in the form of hot water or steam) and power (usually in the form of electricity)
IPP Independent Power Producer
ISO-New England Independent System Operator of New England
MW Megawatt
MWh Megawatt hour
Nameplate Capacity The capacity that the manufacurer has stated the equipment is capable of producing
Peaking Station Generates electricity to meet peak electricity demand, which typically occurs between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm on weekdays
TSX Toronto Stock Exchange