Market Operations
Market Operations
Market Operations

Power Services

Our suite of software enabled services ranges from a state-of-art power market dashboard through to comprehensive energy management services for generators, energy storage assets, dispatchable loads, and demand response market participants.

Power Market Dashboard

Workbench Energy’s power market dashboard brings together all Ontario electricity information in one place. The easy-to-use interface allows for customization of information displays and has the unique ability to incorporate both public and private IESO reports data. Have all the information at your fingertips to understand, interpret and react to Ontario system conditions in real-time as well as review historical situations.

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Demand Response Direct

Our demand response service enables large curtailers of power to participate as direct market participants in the IESO demand response program. This approach can increase available revenues, decrease costs to participate and lessen the hours required for test activations.

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Demand Response

Energy Storage Market Operations

With deep experience in the energy storage industry, our market operations team works with both in-front of the meter and behind-the-meter storage projects to maximize earning potential in IESO programs and markets, including Global Adjustment peak avoidance, demand response and energy markets. Find out why we are the trusted partners for many of the energy storage projects in Canada.

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Generation Market Operations

Generation Market Operations

Our market operations platform enables small, medium and large generators in Ontario to participate in IESO programs and markets to maximize returns. We work with our customers from the planning and enablement right through to market operations and settlements. With hundreds of megawatts of generator power under management, trust our experienced team to be a key part of your project’s success.

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Energy Storage Solutions

Energy Storage Solutions

Workbench Energy offers a set of integrated technical and administrative solution for energy storage projects that combines best-in-class market operations with systems integration for expert oversight of plant health and performance.

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Experienced Energy Professionals

Our market operations team is comprised of experienced energy professionals who have managed multi-hundred-megawatt power plants, energy storage facilities of various technologies and configurations, and done extensive work with responsive loads in Ontario.

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Combined and Straightforward Gas Operations

Our team has direct experience with the commercial operation of gas-fired generation facilities, understanding contract dynamics and operating requirements. We analyze and settle both NUG and CES-style contracts.

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Energy Storage Dispatch

Our team helps with the technical, operational, and commercial requirements for energy storage systems that are grid-connected or embedded to reach commercial objectives while operating in compliance with market rules and contract obligations.

Market Operations

Our Clients Say it Best

“What is unique about Workbench is the team’s ability to understand and appreciate a wide variety of needs, from plant level operational to the most complex electricity market design, market compliance and regulatory policy changes.”

Keith Peddle
Plant Manager, Capstone Infrastructure, Cardinal Power of Canada

“Workbench has great knowledge of the IESO market, rules and requirements for specific contract types. They provide personalized service tailored to your needs. You don’t feel like you’re just another client. They answer questions promptly and get you the information you need.”

General Manager
Independent Power Producer with Operations throughout North America

“Workbench provides great customized energy related services. They are responsive, great collaborators and know many in the industry and at the IESO. They are positive, forward thinking and have always exceeded my expectations over the many years we have worked with them.”


Henry Oberholster
Associate Director Energy and Fleet, Greater Toronto Airports Authority

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