Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Date Ended:2008
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives, Policy Support, Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:Ontario provincial government, Ministry of the Environment
Legal References:Electricity Pricing, Conservation and Supply Act, 2002

The Electricity Pricing, Conservation and Supply Act, 2002 (passed on 9 December 2002) gives the Minister of Energy and the Ontario Energy Board authority to promote Ontarios efficienct 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 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 is available for corporations that purchase eligible assets after 25 November 2002, and before 1 January 2008. - Retail Sales Tax Rebate for Efficient Appliances

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