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Alectra Inc. raises $339,500 for United Way

June 27, 2019

Alectra’s  2018 United Way Fundraising Campaign raised more than $339,500 for the following United Way charities operating within the communities served by Alectra:  United Way Greater Toronto, United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin, United Way Halton & Hamilton,  United Way Niagara, and United Way Simcoe Muskoka. Funds were raised through employee payroll deductions, special events and the company’s…

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Guelph Smart Grid Projects Will Lead to a Cleaner and Greener Community

June 21, 2019

One of the greatest opportunities for Canada is the shift toward clean growth. To combat climate change, Canada needs new and innovative approaches to electricity generation and distribution. That is why supporting smart grid projects at the community level is a key component of the Government of Canada’s approach to a clean energy future. Lloyd…

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Alectra talks the talk and walks the walk on ending violence against women

June 20, 2019

For a third consecutive year, Alectra Utilities stepped up to help end violence against women by sporting red high heel shoes and walking a mile through downtown Hamilton in support of the YWCA initiative. Through its participation, the team of 27 Alectra Utilities employees raised over $10,000 to support essential programs and services offered by…

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Alectra’s 2018 Sustainability Report highlights achievements for People, Planet and Performance

June 17, 2019

Alectra Inc. released its 2018 Annual Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s commitment to balancing social responsibility and environmental accountability with economic efficiency. The 2018 report entitled “Sustainable Power: Discovering the Possibilities”, highlights company initiatives which contributed to Alectra’s success during the year. Read the full release

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Alectra employees cycle in the Ride to Conquer Cancer because ‘cancer won’t cure itself’

June 10, 2019

For the third consecutive year, Alectra is participating in the annual Enbridge® Ride to Conquer Cancer® this weekend, cycling over 200 kilometres from Toronto to Niagara Falls. Together, 25 riders have raised over $77,000 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Since 2017, Alectra has raised over $330,000 for cancer research. Read the full release

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Alectra recognized among Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights

June 4, 2019

Alectra Inc. has been named among the top 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada in Corporate Knights’ annual sustainability ranking. Corporate Knights released its annual ‘Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada’ list, which highlights Canadian companies that are top sustainability performers and have gross revenues of at least $1 billion. Alectra was ranked 33rd, marking the…

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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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