News Releases

December 12, 2019
The busy holiday season is primetime for scammers looking to take advantage of unsuspecting victims – especially leading into weekends. In response to increased fraudulent activity across Ontario, Alectra Utilities, Hydro One, Hydro Ottawa and Toronto Hydro are joining forces to increase awareness about ongoing sophisticated scams targeting utility customers. Some common tactics fraudsters use…
December 04, 2019
Today Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One), Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution company, and Alectra Utilities announced they expect to complete approximately $250 million of work in the Hamilton area by 2022 to upgrade local electricity infrastructure and improve service reliability. As part of these plans to strengthen the electricity grid in the Hamilton region,…
December 01, 2019
HAMILTON – Freezing rain, wet snow and high winds are damaging powerlines as a result of tree contacts and causing numerous outages. Across the service territory approximately 18,600 homes and businesses are without power. Most outages are in the Hamilton and St. Catharines areas. Alectra emergency crews are gradually restoring  power as repair work proceeds, and will be continuing this work…
November 15, 2019
Max Cananzi, President, Alectra Utilities was presented with the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) 2019 Individual Leadership on Sustainability award in recognition of achievements and promoting sustainability broadly and locally within the electricity sector. The CEA recognized organizations demonstrating innovation, leadership and transformation that are critical to creating a sustainable…
November 01, 2019
Alectra Utilities deployed dozens of powerline maintainers overnight to restore service to more than 22,322 homes and businesses who experienced power disruptions due to high winds that began late last night. Weather-related power outages were reported across Alectra’s service territory with the majority of outages concentrated in the Hamilton and St. Catharines areas. As of 8:00 a.m.,…