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Mississauga, ON - Alectra Utilities has been selected as a grant recipient through the Ontario Energy Board's (OEB) prestigious ‘Innovation Sandbox Challenge’ for its pioneering project, the "Alectra eMobility Customer Engagement Platform."The OEB Sandbox Challenge, offered one-time funding for solutions that advance the energy sector’s understanding of how innovation can benefit consumers. The…
Niagara Falls, ON – Alectra is pleased to announce that Shelley Parker, Vice President of Metering, Alectra Utilities, has been honoured with the “Excellence in Trades” award at the Women in Business Awards (WIBA) held in Niagara Falls."Shelley is a truly deserving individual whose remarkable journey in the skilled trades has been nothing short of inspirational," said Chris Hudson, SVP of Network…
Vaughan, ON – Alectra Utilities is addressing increasing customer electricity demands by reinforcing its power grid in the City of Vaughan. In 2023, Alectra is investing $23 million in the city to meet the growing need for reliable electricity. “Delivering safe and reliable electricity to our customers is our top priority” said Mike Matthews, Executive Vice President of Asset Strategy and…
Markham, ON – Alectra Utilities is strengthening its power grid in Markham. In 2023, Alectra is investing over $12 million in infrastructure modernization projects as the demand for electricity continues to grow. “With parts of Markham’s system reaching the end of its life cycle, renewing the deteriorating infrastructure is necessary to maintain reliability” said Mike Matthews, Executive…
Brampton, ON – Alectra celebrates the official opening of its brand-new operations centre, located at 200 Kennedy Road South in Brampton. This state-of-the-art 215,000 square-foot facility is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified to Gold Standard, and functions as the consolidated operations centre for more than 300 Alectra employees serving Mississauga and Brampton…
Mississauga, ON – Geri Yin, Head of Grid Innovation at Alectra’s Green Energy and Technology (GRE&T) Centre, has been named a recipient of the 2024 Clean50 Award, recognizing exceptional leaders across Canada who have made significant contributions to advancing climate action and developing innovative climate solutions."Being recognized among the prestigious group of leaders of 2024 Clean50…
Mississauga, ON – Alectra Utilities customers have a new electricity pricing option with the launch of Ultra-Low Overnight (ULO) pricing, in addition to the existing Time-of-Use and Tiered rate options. ULO pricing is based on the day of the week and time of day electricity is used, but with an ultra-low overnight rate that encourages shifting high electricity-usage activities to the lower…
Mississauga, ON – Alectra takes a step towards the electrification of its fleet with the debut of its first all-electric bucket truck.Alectra Utilities has added an International eMV all-electric double bucket truck to its fleet, as part of the company’s commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The EV will be used by powerline technicians in day-to-day overhead line maintenance…
Barrie, ON - Alectra Utilities is addressing increasing customer electricity demands by reinforcing its power grid in the City of Barrie. In 2023, Alectra is investing $7 million to construct and renew infrastructure which will improve power reliability across the city. With parts of Barrie’s system reaching the end of its life cycle, renewing the deteriorating infrastructure is necessary to…
Guelph, ON – Alectra Utilities is strengthening its power grid in the City of Guelph. In 2023, Alectra is investing $4.3 million in Guelph to meet the growing need for reliable electricity. With parts of Guelph’s system reaching the end of its life cycle, renewing the deteriorating infrastructure is necessary to maintain reliability. This series of infrastructure upgrades will stabilize the…

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