ENERGY SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM - VOTE 2902

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ENERGY SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM - VOTE 2902

This program is responsible for developing the energy policy framework of Ontario that is central to the building of a strong and prosperous economy. It provides leadership and support to the energy sector to achieve a diverse, environmentally-sustainable and competitively-priced energy supply and transmission and distribution systems. The program supports energy conservation and efficiency and the development of renewable energy.

Through its oversight of the Ontario Energy Board, the Ontario Power Authority and the Independent Electricity System Operator, this program 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. It also represents the shareholder in dealings with Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Policy and Programs 185,012,400 73,035,200 111,977,200 69,397,456
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 185,012,400 73,035,200 111,977,200 69,397,456
  Total Operating Expense 185,012,400 73,035,200 111,977,200 69,397,456



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE  
2902-1 Policy and Programs      
  Salaries and wages     11,052,500
  Employee benefits     1,395,200
  Transportation and communication     1,016,200
  Services     10,708,200
  Supplies and equipment     405,300
  Transfer payments      
     Home Energy Audit Fund   34,451,900  
     Ontario Home Energy Retrofit Program   111,693,100  
     Ontario Renewable Heat Program   4,090,000  
     World Green Building Council   250,000  
     Residential Renewable Energy Program   7,200,000  
     Bio-Energy Research   850,000  
     Conservation Initiatives   1,900,000 160,435,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     185,012,400
  Total Operating Expense for Energy Sector Transformation Program     185,012,400