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Brampton’s electrical infrastructure gets an upgrade

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

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

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

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

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

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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Alectra Utilities calls for National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Alectra Utilities joins electricity companies across Canada for an industry-wide call on the federal government to designate July 10 as National Lineworker Appreciation Day. “Alectra is proud to join the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) to recognize the hard and often times dangerous work our Lineworker’s complete on a daily basis,” says Max Cananzi, President, Alectra…

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Alectra Utilities provides energy saving expertise, helps to improve quality of life at local non-profit seniors’ residence

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Senior Homes Inc. (IOOF), is calling out local hydro company, Alectra Utilities, and the provincial Save on Energy program for their support in enabling the non-profit corporation to realize thousands of dollars in energy savings – savings the residence’s Board of Directors plans to re-invest into care for the…

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Alectra Utilities reports power outages across its service territory

A special weather statement was recently issued for Alectra Utilities’ service territory due to strong southwesterly wind gusts reaching 70 to 100 km/h causing power outages. The strong winds are damaging powerlines primarily due to tree contact. Across the service territory, approximately 6,100 homes and businesses are without power. Alectra emergency crews are being dispatched…

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Alectra Invests in Capital Infrastructure in Dundas

Alectra Utilities is continuing its efforts to re-vitalize critical electrical infrastructure in the Dundas area of Hamilton, announcing the beginning of a two-part modernization project totalling $2 million. The first of the two-phase project runs along Park Street East, Cross Street, Victoria Street and Caley Street and will replace the old four kilovolt (kV) system,…

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