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Alectra steps up to end violence against women final

June 20, 2018

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 Utilities presents Moore Packaging Corporation with an $85,840 cheque for energy savings

June 13, 2018

Alectra Utilities’ Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) team presented a Save on Energy Retrofit Program incentive cheque for $85,840 to Moore Packaging Corporation following the completion of a recent project to replace compressors at the company’s facility on John Street in Barrie. Moore Packaging, a custom manufacturer of industrial and retail packaging, uses compressed air…

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Alectra pedals for cancer research

June 12, 2018

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 earns ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership Award

June 1, 2018

Alectra Utilities has been awarded the ClimateWise Sustainability Leadership Award for the development of a comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) baseline across all nine facilities in the GTHA. Caroline Karvonen, Alectra’s Manager of Sustainability, received the award on behalf of the company at a recognition event held Thursday evening at the GM Canada, Technical Research Centre.…

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Alectra Utilities invests $1.8 million for new Locke Street equipment

May 24, 2018

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 receives Novinium Environmental Stewardship Award for second consecutive year

May 14, 2018

Novinium, provider of electrical cable rejuvenation for electric utilities, presented an Environmental Stewardship Award to Alectra Utilities for the second consecutive year. The award was presented Friday to Norm Loberg, Board Chair, Alectra Inc.; Brian Bentz, President and CEO, Alectra Inc. and Max Cananzi, President, Alectra Utilities Corporation by Dean Stone, Regional Sales Manager, Novinium;…

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Alectra pushes innovation forward in Central Ontario with investment in Georgian College

May 10, 2018

Economic efficiency, social equity and environmental accountability are all important to Alectra and these same values resonate with changemakers at Georgian College. Thanks to a $750,000 investment over five years from Alectra Inc., Georgian students and faculty working with industry partners will have a state-of-the-art facility for changemaking research, innovation and commercialization pursuits. Alectra President…

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Alectra restores power to almost all homes and businesses following severe and damaging wind storm

May 5, 2018

Alectra restores power to almost all homes and businesses following severe and damaging wind storm  Approximately 4,800 homes and businesses served by Alectra Utilities remain without power this morning following a severe and damaging wind storm Friday that saw nearly 100,000 lose their electricity service at the height of the storm. Alectra crews working through Friday…

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Dig Safe Month: Raising awareness of safe digging practices

April 23, 2018

Don’t let what’s out of sight become out of mind when it comes to digging. Approximately one metre underground there is a network of utility services – gas, electricity, phone, cable, water, and sewer – that can  be damaged or cause major injury and perhaps fatalities if you were to dig in the wrong spot.…

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Alectra Utilities ranks within top 10 in Future 40 list

April 19, 2018

Alectra Utilities has been named within the top 10 overall by Corporate Knights’ annual sustainability ranking. Corporate Knights released its annual Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada list, which highlights Canadian companies that are top sustainability performers. Alectra Utilities West Region (formerly Horizon Utilities) has earned a top spot on the list. Alectra Utilities…

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