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Will Guelph Hydro merge with Alectra?

The City of Guelph (Ontario) says “after more than a year of gathering community input, conducting industry research and performing in-depth financial analysis”, it will begin merger negotiations between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems and Alectra Inc.

Shore power enables the MS Veendam to kill her engines

The Montreal Port Authority’s (MPA) shore power project has been completed, which means vessels docking at the Port of Montreal’s new cruise terminal can be powered by electricity.

Toronto Hydro’s Anthony Haines recognized as a Responsible CEO

In addition to recognizing Haines’ for “transforming Toronto Hydro’s culture to focus on corporate social responsibility”, he was also recognized for his work with Sunnybrook’s Ross Tilley Burn Centre.

BCUC’s Site C Inquiry report suffers from lack of clarity

The BC Utilities Commission has completed its inquiry examining the impact on BC Hydro ratepayers associated with continuing, suspending or terminating the Site C project, and it is “not persuaded Site C will remain on schedule for a November 2024 in-service date”.

Tom Salpietra retires, Greg Barry takes the helm of Eye Lighting

Following the retirement of Tom Salpietra, Eye Lighting International—manufacturer of LED luminaires, HID lamps and controls—announced Greg Barry has been appointed president & COO effective immediately.

Second project under SaskPower’s Flare Gas power program online

“Our flare gas program presents an opportunity to help oil & gas producers reduce their greenhouse gas emissions through converting waste flare gas into electricity for the people of Saskatchewan,” said SaskPower’s Tim Eckel.
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Franklin Empire's Carlingview branch celebrates warehouse expansion

The distributor recently hosted its fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day & Tradeshow at its Toronto location. But this year stood out because it was also the grand opening of the company’s expanded warehouse and a celebration of their 75th anniversary. » Read full article
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Systemize your business for profits (4 of 4)

Are you struggling to determine whether your team is actually doing what they say they are doing? Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time,” November 28 at 2 pm EST. » Register
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ElectrIQ Power's IQ System attains ETL listing to UL 9540

IQ System components include a UL 1741/C22.2 #107.1, solar substring optimizers, 8 kW Split Phase residential or 11.4 kW 3-Phase commercial hybrid solar inverter and stackable UL 9450 compliant 10 kWh energy storage modules. » Read full article

Milwaukee introduces Shockwave Lineman's accessories for power utility linemen

The new line of accessories includes impact auger bits, which feature a reinforced anti-friction PTFE coating and a single spur design. » Read full article

Systemize your Business for Profits

Date & Location: November 28 • Online
Info: Get your team doing things the right way by systemizing the business beyond yourself! Only when you systematize habits and create accountability can you control the outcome and drive productivity. Join EBMag Level Up columnist Andrew Houston for the 4th and final webinar of our 4-part series “Blueprint to Profits, Systems & Time”.
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The Buildings Show 2017

Date & Location: November 29 - December 1 • Toronto
Info: More than 30,500 trade professionals attend The Buildings Show to discover innovations across the building industry and source the latest materials, products and more from over 1600 Canadian and international exhibitors. Attendees can choose from 350+ seminars, panels, keynotes and roundtables.
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EFC Holiday Celebrations 2017

Dates & Locations: November 30 through December 13 • Various
Info: Electro-Federation Canada invites you to start the holiday season off right by celebrating with industry colleagues and friends from coast-to-coast at an EFC reception. Registration is now open. Visit EBMag’s calendar page for dates and locations.
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