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Convectair inaugurates Centre for Expertise & Training

Last month, Convectair—a manufacturer and distributor of electric heaters—officially opened its new Centre for Expertise & Training in Sainte Thérèse, Que., which will focus on optimizing and developing energy conservation technologies. >> Read full article

Taking the grid off-grid... an Alberta perspective

With Alberta’s push to replace coal power plants with renewables and natural gas plants—and, on a larger scale, heat homes with renewables, charge electric vehicles and move to a greater distributed energy generation model—some serious challenges will need to be addressed. >> Read full article

PowerStream’s Penetanguishene micro grid goes live

PowerStream, in partnership with the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), says it has officially launched a utility-scaled micro grid, which has the capacity to provide several hours of backup power for about 400 customers in Penetanguishene, Ont. >> Read full article

Electrical Safety Champions Wanted!

The 2016 edition of our Electrical Safety Champion Awards Program is here! It’s the first and only program of its kind in Canada, open to all Canadians across our nation and it’s free to enter! What’s stopping you? Get a nomination in today! >> Read full article

 Featured News 
What do you get from 1000 electrical plans?

What do you get from 1000 electrical plans?

From a distance, it looks like someone used giant rainbow Lego blocks to erect the building on Decarie Boulevard in Montreal: Glen Site, the newest addition to the sweeping McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). From a pneumatic tube system behind the walls to robotic dispensing machines, this high-tech facility goes well beyond its simple Lego-like appearance. >> Learn More…


Knowify takes admin to the cloud

Knowify, a cloud-based software designed to help manage the online functions for executing electrical business, is now available in Canada. >> Read full article

Jesco reveals track light L516

Jesco’s L516-S, L516-M and L516-L have 3-Step MacAdam COB LED track luminaires and are available for single- and two-circuit H, L and J track. >> Read full article

ASCO Sigma LT for portable load bank control

Emerson’s ASCO Power Technology, a provider of infrastructure for information and communications technology systems, has introduced the ASCO Sigma LT for entry-level, remote and local controllers for portable, 100kW resistive load banks. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Ontario Energy Network Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Date & Location: July 14 • Gormley, Ont.
Info: Join members of the Ontario energy industry to raise funds for the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation at Station Creek Golf Club located at 12657 Woodbine Ave. in Gormley. New this year: help your golf game and Sunnybrook by purchasing a Mulligan ticket! One Mulligan ticket is $20 and there’s a limit of two tickets per golfer. They will be sold on-site as well (cash only). >> More Info

IEEE PES General Meeting

Date & Location: July 17-21 • Boston, Mass.
Info: The 2016 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting will be held at Sheraton Boston Hotel. Organizers say the PES GM attracts over 3400 professionals from every segment of the electric power and energy industries. It features a comprehensive technical program, including super sessions, panel sessions, tutorials, and technical committee meetings and standards activities. >> More Info

EFC 16th Annual Federation Cup Golf

Date & Location: Aug. 24 • Milton, Ont.
Info: Join EFC for its 16th Annual Federation Cup Golf Tournament at the Rattlesnake Point Golf Club. There will be fun activities throughout the day as well as dinner. The Young Professional Network will be hosting the networking event. >> More Info

EAM Fall Golf Classic Tournament

Date & Location: Aug. 25 • Winnipeg, Man.
Info: EAM (Electrical Association of Manitoba) is hosting its Fall Golf Classic Tournament at the Elmhurst Golf & Country Club, a 15-minute drive from Winnipeg. Attendees will receive a T-Box prize with a special gift selected just for this event, according to organizers. Check-in will be followed by a barbecue lunch at 11 am, with the shotgun start at noon. The format is Texas Scramble. The 6 pm dinner has an international theme, “Tastes from Around the World”, with six food stations. >> More Info

Green Energy Doors Open 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 9-11 • Across Ontario & Alberta
Info: Green Energy Doors Open is a campaign brought to you by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA). It’s a province-wide, year-round communications campaign and showcase of individual, community and commercial sustainable energy projects organized and spearheaded by OSEA. The initiative aims to showcase advancements in the sector, demonstrating that Ontario is already on the path to building a 100% sustainable energy system. The event is free to participate in as a host and to attend. >> More Info