From monthly archives: September 2020

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Utilities Stepped Up During a Summer of Support!

With fall on the horizon, the EDA wanted to take this opportunity to recognize all the work that our members did throughout the summer to support their customers and the communities they serve. Our members are always stepping up to the plate to help their communities even in these unprecedented times. Here are just a few examples: Energy+ donated $20,000 to the Brant United Way and the Waterloo United Way’s COVID-19 community response fund. The company matched donations made by employees and board members. North Bay Hydro funded the plating of 37 large tree species in three locations across their city. Hydro One donated $25,000 to the Markham Stouffville Hospital for ventilators and in partnership with GlobalMedic delivered 575 critical aid kits to the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. Elexicon Energy donated $5,000 to four food banks to help support the community agencies amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Alectra’s employees and customers stepped up for their communitie ...

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New Distributor details our sector’s embrace of innovation

Efficient, Resilient and Essential: LDCs are and intend to remain all three. And in the just-released issue of The Distributor magazine, we focus on the crucial importance of innovation in this regard, particularly as the electricity system continues to transform. This issue’s features include: Hydro One is helping to launch the Ivy Charging Network and to make range anxiety a thing of the past for EV drivers in the province. Essex Powerlines is going completely digitalized so that it can better leverage data and become even more customer centric. Halton Hydro, which was awarded the EDA Communication Excellence Award earlier this year, found an efficient and effective way to engage employees during COVID-19. Kitchener Wilmot Hydro has addressed concerns around safe underground-vault entry and exit. Utilities Kingston, which provides five core service under one roof, is delivering yet more value to customers with a smart thermostat program. Oakville Hydro was inspired by Google Map ...

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