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GRE&T Centre’s Advisory Committee

May 28, 2019

Alectra Utilities is laying the foundation today for the smart and green cities of tomorrow, with the launch of its new Green Energy & Technology (GRE&T) Centre located in Guelph, and bolstered by leadership from a forward-looking inaugural Advisory Committee. The Committee’s membership was announced today by Alectra’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Brian Bentz.…

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Look up and look out for overhead powerlines

May 16, 2019

At Alectra we are committed to ensuring the safety of the public and our employees. Throughout our service territory chances are you have seen overhead powerlines, likely within your neighbourhood or green transformer boxes that indicate underground services. The first step to ensuring your safety is to understand and be aware of the hazards surrounding…

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Alectra provides funding for Outward Bound to offer leadership adventure programming to underserved youth in Hamilton

May 10, 2019

Alectra Inc. is providing $75,000 over a three-year period to Outward Bound Canada for the expansion of its Urban Adventure Program for Underserved Youth into the Hamilton area. This initiative is part of the company’s AlectraCARES Community Support Program. Planned activities that will be funded by Alectra’s investment include: An afterschool program offered through the…

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Alectra Utilities receives international Smart 50 Award

April 29, 2019

Smart 50 Awards, in partnership with Smart Cities Connect, Smart Cities Connect Foundation and US Ignite, has recognized Alectra Utilities’ Advantage Power Pricing program – an innovative electricity pricing plan pilot — as among the most transformative and influential smart cities projects in the world. The Advantage Power Pricing pilot, approved and funded by the…

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Alectra’s ‘Dig Safe’ campaign reminds customers to “call before you dig”

April 12, 2019

Alectra Utilities is partnering with the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) for the annual Dig Safe campaign to raise awareness of the potential dangers of digging into underground power and gas lines. April marks the beginning of spring, a time when many people begin yard work and outdoor projects. Alectra is reminding everyone to…

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Alectra Utilities Seeking Customer Input on Future Infrastructure Investments

April 11, 2019

Alectra Utilities is seeking direct input from customers in developing its infrastructure investment plan for 2020 to 2024. This plan will determine what and where investments will be made in equipment and infrastructure for a sustainable, forward-thinking and modern distribution system, the services Alectra will provide, and the rates that customers will pay. The Ontario…

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Alectra Completes Private Placement Offering

April 11, 2019

ALECTRA COMPLETES PRIVATE PLACEMENT OFFERING OF $200 MILLION aggregate principal amount of 3.458% Series 2019-1 Senior Unsecured Debentures due 2049  NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES Mississauga, Ontario – Alectra Inc. (“Alectra” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has closed its private placement offering of C$200 million aggregate principal amount of 3.458% Series…

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Imagine Canada designates Alectra Inc. a Caring Company

April 10, 2019

Alectra Inc. is the first electricity utility in Ontario to be awarded the Caring Company designation by Imagine Canada. Alectra earned this designation as a result of its alectraCARES community support program which invests in non-profit organizations and initiatives that span the 17 communities in its service territory. Alectra also encourages its employees to volunteer…

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April is Dig Safe Month

April 5, 2019

Spring is finally here and we know you can’t wait to get started on those outdoor projects you’ve been planning all winter! But before you break out your shovel, remember, although you can’t see them, there could be electrical cables and/or gas lines running below the ground on your property. Do you dig? Be safe.…

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Alectra customers saved enough electricity to take 36,000 homes off the grid for one year

March 28, 2019

Alectra Utilities encourages individuals and businesses in our service territory to conserve electricity, not only during Earth Hour (March 30, 8:30-9:30 p.m.), but all year round. In 2018, Alectra Utilities’ Conservation and Demand Management team assisted homeowners and businesses in the following communities in reducing electricity consumption by 326,507,648 kWh, which is equivalent to taking…

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