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A reliable supply of competitively priced electricity, supporting growth, and attracting investment and jobs. Taking electricity for granted. Opening the market. The four principles, identified by the government, as being key to market opening. Ontario Power Generation, preapring for competition since creation two years ago. Two subjects of interest: what is happening to support it, and the future electricity needs of the province and how OPG will contribute to meeting them. Details of the market opening, with a discussion of each of the four guiding principles. The future. Hydroelectric generation; nuclear power; major fossil fuel options. Balancing Ontario's need for affordable power against the equally valid imperative of protecting the environment. Making decisions consistent with the province's proposed emission regulations. Summary remarks.