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Alectra Invests in Capital Infrastructure in Dundas

Alectra Utilities is continuing its efforts to re-vitalize critical electrical infrastructure in the Dundas area of Hamilton, announcing the beginning of a two-part modernization project totalling $2 million. The first of the two-phase project runs along Park Street East, Cross Street, Victoria Street and Caley Street and will replace the old four kilovolt (kV) system,…

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Alectra employees raise over $22000 for Heart and Stroke

Alectra Utilities’ employees showed real heart in fielding a total of seven teams to participate in the 2018 Heart and Stroke Foundation ‘Big Bike’ ride – raising over $22,500. Employees raised money for heart and stroke research and rode the 29-seat ‘Big Bike’ through communities in Alectra’s service territory including: Barrie, Brampton, Hamilton, Markham, Mississauga,…

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Electricity demand record set within Alectra Utilities’ service territory

The heat wave that has been scorching southern Ontario over the past few days, along with today’s record temperature, have increased electricity consumption in Alectra Utilities’ service territory resulting in the municipally-owned utility reaching a milestone today for peak demand. Alectra’s System Control at 3 p.m. reported an electricity peak demand level for its service…

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Alectra steps up to end violence against women final

A team of 26 Alectra Utilities employees donned assorted pairs of red shoes Tuesday and walked a mile through the downtown area to help raise awareness and funds to end violence against women. Through its participation, the Alectra Utilities’ team contributed over $10,000 to the $130,000 total raised in support of the cause at this…

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Alectra pedals for cancer research

A team of 35 Alectra employees cycled in the annual Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® on June 9 and 10, travelling more than 200 kilometres between Toronto and Niagara Falls. Together, the Alectra team contributed over $112,424 to the $18.3 million total that the 4,555 riders raised in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.…

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Alectra Utilities invests $1.8 million for new Locke Street equipment

As part of ongoing efforts to re-vitalize Locke Street, Alectra Utilities is pleased to announce the completion of a three part infrastructure modernization project in Hamilton totalling $1.8 million. The first of a three phase project which runs along Locke Street will replace the old four kilovolt (kV) system, with new, higher voltage 13.8 kV…

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Alectra Utilities supports Habitat for Humanity by donating ‘everything, including the kitchen sink’

Mississauga – Renovations to Alectra’s head office on Derry Road has resulted in the company recycling several items through the donation of cabinets, appliances and even a kitchen sink to the local Habitat for Humanity. Alectra, through its legacy utilities, has a long-standing history of collaboration with Habitat for Humanity that has demonstrated the company’s…

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Alectra working to restore power across its service territory

Approximately 15,000 customers remain without power due to high winds  MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 4, 2018 — Alectra Utilities has deployed more than 250 powerline maintainers to restore service to more than 15,000 customers who are still without power due to high winds today. Power outages have been occurring across Alectra’s service territory with the majority of…

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Alectra crews heading to the U.S. again to assist in power restoration efforts

HAMILTON, ON, March 4, 2018 — For the third time in less than a year, www.alectrautilities.com has sent crews to the United States to assist in power restoration efforts following an extreme weather event. A contingent of 35 powerline staff and supervisors left Alectra’s St. Catharines operation centre early Sunday morning in a convoy of…

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