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Technology-driven disruption in the energy space: how Distributed Energy Resources are driving change

February 13, 2019

Much like in other market segments, technology and changing customer preferences are driving a revolution in the utility sector. Alectra has quickly emerged as an industry leader by embracing these rapid changes and sector disruption, and integrating them into the core of our business. As consumers continue to leverage the positive and transformative effects of…

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Be prepared for unpredictable weather this winter

February 5, 2019

While some days can be delightfully mild, others can be unforgivingly harsh: from high winds to deep freezes, blizzards to ice storms, it can be difficult to predict what Mother Nature has in store from one day to the next. Bad weather can lead to a number of challenges that can pose safety risks, including…

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Let’s talk about mental health

January 30, 2019

At Alectra, we are proud to join millions of Canadians nation-wide by participating in Bell Let’s Talk. The goal is to end the stigma and to explore ways to improve our mental health. Mental health issues affect people of all ages and takes on many forms including depression, anxiety and schizophrenia, to name a few.…

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Guelph Hydro-Alectra Utilities merger completed

January 2, 2019

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…

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Brampton’s electrical infrastructure gets an upgrade

December 6, 2018

Alectra Utilities is continuing its efforts to re-vitalize underground cables in Brampton, announcing the completion of a modernization project totalling $2.2 million. Completed in November, the project runs along Mackay Street North between Bovaird Drive East and North Park Drive, and on Howden Boulevard between Dixie Road and Williams Parkway East. Older deteriorated cables were…

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Alectra Utilities investing $1,000,000 to enhance system reliability in Mississauga

October 31, 2018

Alectra Utilities is investing $1,000,000 to rebuild overhead infrastructure as part of the company’s continuous efforts to enhance system reliability in Mississauga. The three-phase project consists of rebuilding overhead poles along Derry Road between Winston Churchill Boulevard and Millcreek Drive. The investment is part of an infrastructure upgrade commitment undertaken by the utility that includes…

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Alectra reminds customers to keep accounts current during postal strike

October 29, 2018

Alectra Utilities is encouraging customers to sign up for ebilling and access account information online in order to keep their account current during the postal service disruption. Alectra Utilities is also reminding residents and businesses that they will still be required to pay their account balances on time and advises them not to make any…

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OEB Approves Guelph Hydro Merger with Alectra

October 19, 2018

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved the merger of Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. (Guelph Hydro) and Alectra Utilities Corporation. In its decision on a Mergers, Acquisitions, Amalgamations and Divestitures (MAADs) application submitted by the two Applicants on March 7, 2018, the OEB stated the following: The OEB has determined that the Applicants have…

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Keep your Alectra account current in the event of a postal service disruption

October 18, 2018

Alectra Utilities is encouraging customers to sign up for ebilling and access account information online in order to keep their account current in the event of a postal service disruption. In the event mail delivery is disrupted, Alectra Utilities is reminding residents and businesses that they will still be required to pay their account balances…

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Alectra Inc. to issue $300 million commercial paper program

October 11, 2018

Alectra Inc. established a commercial paper program (the Program). Under the Program, Alectra Inc. (the Company) may issue, from time to time, commercial paper notes (the Notes) up to a maximum amount of $300 million Canadian dollars. The proceeds from the issuance of any Notes will be used for general corporate purposes. Read the full…

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