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 and cleaner energy, including activities related to the implementation of the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009.
This program also includes initiatives that support Ontario’s legal obligations with respect to consulting with Aboriginal peoples and that facilitate the participation of Aboriginal peoples in the development and implementation of renewable energy projects, and transmission and distribution systems.
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.
|1||Policy and Programs||203,715,100||185,012,400||18,702,700||87,781,007|
|TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED||203,715,100||185,012,400||18,702,700||87,781,007|
|Total Operating Expense||203,715,100||185,012,400||18,702,700||87,781,007|
|STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS|
|2902-1||Policy and Programs|
|Salaries and wages||12,048,900|
|Transportation and communication||492,600|
|Supplies and equipment||377,700|
|Home Energy Audit Fund||34,439,700|
|Ontario Home Energy Retrofit Program||111,717,500|
|Ontario Renewable Heat Program||4,090,000|
|World Green Building Council||100,000|
|Residential Renewable Energy Program||14,800,000|
|Aboriginal Engagement Agreements||200,000|
|Green Energy Initiatives||1,400,000||168,947,200|
|Total Operating Expense to be Voted||203,715,100|
|Total Operating Expense for Energy Sector Transformation Program||203,715,100|