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The Electricity Price Mitigation program assists consumers with the transition to a reliable and cleaner electricity system and complements existing tax-related mitigation benefits. The Ontario Clean Energy Benefit is a measure to provide direct relief to eligible electricity consumers, providing a benefit equal to 10 percent of the total cost of electricity on their electricity bills including tax, effective January 1, 2011. Eligible consumers include residential, farm, small business, and other small users who use less than 250,000 kWh per year.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ontario Clean Energy Benefit 1,137,774,000 1,000 1,137,773,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 1,137,774,000 1,000 1,137,773,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 1,137,774,000 1,000 1,137,773,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2905-1 Ontario Clean Energy Benefit      
  Services     2,774,000
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Clean Energy Benefit Act, 2010     1,135,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     1,137,774,000
  Total Operating Expense for Electricity Price Mitigation     1,137,774,000