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Alectra Utilities advising customers to prepare as ice storm approaches

April 13, 2018

Mississauga – Alectra Utilities is continuing to advise customers to prepare for the possibility of widespread power outages this weekend as the threat of a significant ice storm, with strong winds, moves closer to the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area. Customers are being encouraged to prepare a 72-hour emergency kit in the event of a sustained…

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Alectra Utilities advises customers to be prepared for potential ice storm

April 12, 2018

Mississauga – The latest weekend weather forecast for the Alectra Utilities’ service area is indicating the possibility of significant freezing rain starting Saturday morning continuing through to Sunday. This weather event may result in lengthy power outages caused by significant ice build-up on electrical equipment, high winds and fallen tree limbs on overhead powerlines. Downed…

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Alectra Utilities supports Habitat for Humanity by donating ‘everything, including the kitchen sink’

April 10, 2018

Mississauga – Renovations to Alectra’s head office on Derry Road has resulted in the company recycling several items through the donation of cabinets, appliances and even a kitchen sink to the local Habitat for Humanity. Alectra, through its legacy utilities, has a long-standing history of collaboration with Habitat for Humanity that has demonstrated the company’s…

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Alectra working to restore power across its service territory

April 4, 2018

Mississauga, ON – Alectra Utilities has deployed more than 250 powerline maintainers to restore service to more than 15,000 customers who are still without power due to high winds today. Power outages have been occurring across Alectra’s service territory with the majority of outages remaining in the Hamilton and Mississauga areas. As of 4:00 p.m.,…

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Energi Fenestration Solutions earns $119,051 from Alectra for participating in Save on Energy Retrofit Program

April 4, 2018

Vaughan, ON – Alectra Utilities’ Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) team presented a cheque totalling $119,051 on Thursday, March 29, 2018, following the completion of a recent project to replace compressors at the company’s facility on Royal Group Crescent in Woodbridge. The compressor replacement project, funded through the Save on Energy Retrofit Program, will result…

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Alectra wants customers to ‘call before you dig’ this spring

April 3, 2018

Hamilton, ON – Alectra Utilities is partnering with the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) in a campaign to bring awareness to safe digging practices. ‘Dig Safe Month’, a provincial-wide initiative, began on Sunday, April 1. The campaign aims to promote safety and reduce damages to underground infrastructure by raising awareness of safe digging practices,…

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Decommissioned downtown Alectra Utilities’ substation becomes Mohawk’s new energy and power utilities lab.

March 29, 2018

Hamilton, Ontario March 29, 2018 – As a result of an arrangement between Mohawk College and Alectra Utilities, a new Energy and Power Utilities Lab for the college has officially opened in a decommissioned substation in downtown Hamilton. Alectra Utilities is happy to provide the use of the old substation to Mohawk College as an…

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Alectra earns industry award for ‘Communications Excellence’

March 27, 2018

Toronto – The Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) has presented Alectra Utilities with its “Communications Excellence Award” for executing a communications strategy that resulted in improved communications and relationships with the company’s six shareholder municipalities. Alectra was given the award at the organization’s Annual Gala Dinner held Monday evening at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The…

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Alectra’s own Adam Dixon brings home a silver medal from the 2018 Paralympic Games

March 27, 2018

Hamilton, ON – Adam Dixon, a Meter Technician at Alectra Utilities, is home from PyeongChang, South Korea bringing with him a silver medal from the Canadian sledge hockey team’s participation in the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. In addition to bringing home a silver medal, Dixon also earned the top defenceman award for achieving the most…

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Alectra Utilities reports 1.5% less electricity used during Earth Hour

March 25, 2018

Hamilton, ON – Earth Hour 2018 saw tens of thousands Alectra Utilities’ customers, in the 15 communities served by the electric utility, indicate their willingness to help fight climate change by turning off their lights for 60 minutes to reduce electricity consumption. Alectra Utilities’ System Control Centres reported a service territory-wide 1.5% percent electricity consumption…

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