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Electricity HR

$55 million for Alberta’s tradespeople up for grabs

“The Energy Savings for Business Program will get skilled technicians and tradespeople working quickly... this is important now more than ever,” said Kyle Fawcett, SunAlta Power.

Daltco Electric now under the Deschenes Group umbrella

“I am excited to be joining DGI and continuing a strong Canadian-owned family business tradition,” said Peter Dalton, Daltco president.

British Columbia throws even more cash at electrified transport

Businesses in the province can access additional rebates through the CleanBC Specialty-Use Vehicle Incentive (SUVI) and Commercial Vehicle Pilot (CVP) programs.

Best practices for electric motor storage

From the December 2020 ed. of Electrical Business... What is not always apparent is that some smaller motors are equally important to production, and can have enormous consequences if they fail.

Confidence in local electric utilities is soaring. What are they doing right?

“The bigger part of maintaining this gain in confidence is to continue to embrace the reality that electric utilities are ‘people-serving-people’ enterprises—in service to the communities they serve.

Shat-R-Shield’s Erickson retires; Ruzicka promoted

Pam Erickson is retiring effective March 31, and Kevin Ruzicka has been promoted to director of Sales.

“Building for Recovery” demands infrastructure investments

A coalition of construction sector associations—including the National Trade Contractors Council of Canada (NTCCC)—have allied to urge the federal and provincial governments to deliver on infrastructure investments.

Eaton promotes Vernacchia to lead Energy Transition

Vernacchia will support Eaton’s “Everything as a Grid” approach to the energy transition, leading renewable, energy storage, microgrid and electric vehicle charging projects.
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Lumber prices

Lumber still impacting construction prices

A combination of tight supply and high demand for lumber continued from the third quarter into the fourth, driving up the cost of residential building construction. Non-residential not as deeply impacted. » Learn more
EiKO Global LLC

EiKO Global LLC

At the EiKO booth, I watched a thorough video showing their offerings in intelligent fixtures and wireless controls, value-engineered LED fixtures and lamps, as well as traditional lighting products. » Visit them at EBPowerCon
University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa offers an online Master of Engineering Management degree program. The tailored curriculum has been collaboratively designed and developed by uOttawa’s Faculty of Engineering and the Telfer School of Management. » Back to school?
Prism Lighting Group

Prism Lighting Group

While visiting Prism, I came upon 120V Lovo Flex Tape Lighting, which requires no external drivers nor power supplies, and the 164-ft reels are cut-table in 4-in. increments. » Check out their booth
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 

BICSI Winter Conference

Dates: February 28-March 4 » More info

NETCO Training Conference

Dates & Location: May 5-6 » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE