Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Industry>Energy management, Multi-Sectoral Policy
Agency:Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

The Electricity Pricing, Conservation and Supply Act, 2002 (passed on 9 December 2002) gives the Minister of Energy and the Ontario Energy Board powers to promote Ontarios supply of electricity. It also includes many measures to support conservation, alternative fuels and additional clean energy production. The efficiency measures include:

  • Energy Conservation in Government Operations
  • Energy Self-Sufficient Government Buildings (for newly built buildings)
  • Tax Breaks for Energy-Efficient Equipment: Regulations will be introduced to provide a 100% corporate income tax write-off in the year of acquisition for new investments in qualifying electrical energy efficient equipment. The write-off would be available for corporations that purchase eligible assets after 25 November 2002, and before 1 January 2008. -
  • Retail Sales Tax Rebate for Efficient Appliances
25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Industry, Energy management, Cross-sectoral

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