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Guelph Hydro-Alectra Utilities merger completed

Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. (Guelph Hydro) and Alectra Utilities Corporation (Alectra Utilities) completed the closing of an agreement Tuesday to merge their two electricity distribution utilities.

The merged entity will retain the Alectra corporate name, but will be co-branded Guelph Hydro and Alectra Utilities in the former Guelph Hydro service territory of Guelph and Rockwood for a period of time. The company is now the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada, by customer base, serving more than one million homes and businesses in Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe area.

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