Ministry of Energy - THE ESTIMATES, 2008-09 - Summary

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Ministry of Energy - THE ESTIMATES, 2008-09 - Summary

The Ministry of Energy's mandate includes the creation of an energy conservation culture while ensuring a reliable, sustainable, and diverse supply of energy at competitive prices, with minimal impact on the province's environment. The Ministry develops and advises on all aspects of energy policy for Ontario, including electricity, natural gas, oil and alternative energy. Through its oversight of the Ontario Energy Board, the Ontario Power Authority and the Independent Electricity System Operator, the Ministry is responsible for setting the legislative and policy framework to assure safe and reliable supply and delivery of both electricity and natural gas to the province's energy consumers. The Ministry also represents the shareholder in dealings with Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation.

MINISTRY PROGRAM SUMMARY
($)
VOTE PROGRAM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
2901   Ministry Administration Program 9,263,700 8,101,400 1,162,300 8,075,335
2902   Energy Sector Transformation Program 73,035,200 59,410,900 13,624,300 30,407,500
   Less: Special Warrants - 26,700,000 (26,700,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 82,298,900 40,812,300 41,486,600 38,482,835
   Special Warrants - 26,700,000 (26,700,000) -
Statutory Appropriations 64,014 62,699 1,315 53,726
  Ministry Total Operating Expense 82,362,914 67,574,999 14,787,915 38,536,561
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Independent Electricity System Operator 102,206,000 102,155,000 51,000 101,595,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Energy Board 33,069,800 29,563,000 3,506,800 26,523,747
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Power Authority 55,145,000 56,147,400 (1,002,400) 28,182,126
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 272,783,714 255,440,399 17,343,315 194,837,434
           
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Independent Electricity System Operator 27,750,000 32,075,000 (4,325,000) 31,269,000
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Energy Board 2,420,300 1,800,000 620,300 1,892,735
   Net Consolidation Adjustment - Ontario Power Authority 1,410,000 1,042,600 367,400 696,000
  Total Including Consolidation & Other Adjustments 31,580,300 34,917,600 (3,337,300) 33,857,735
           
  Ministry Total Operating and Capital Including Consolidation and Other Adjustments (not including Assets) 304,364,014 290,357,999 14,006,015 228,695,169