Stage 1: Connection Study Scope
Stage 1 represents the scoping stage of the project. At the beginning of this stage, a Project Kick Off meeting takes place and discussions regarding the Connection Plan and Connection Study Scope commence. During this stage, an assessment will be made to determine AESO, TFO, Customer/Study Consultant responsibilities and involvement for the project. Specific roles for connection studies and the Connection Proposal will be discussed, including the complexity of the connection and any system impacts. At this Stage of the project, Customers are responsible for costs up to the completion of the Connection Proposal.