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Alltrade-SkyFire completes 10.5-MW Alberta Solar One

“The successful completion of the [ABS1] project is a significant milestone [...],” said Kevin Ritzmann, Alltrade. “Bringing solar and renewable energy across Canada continues to be a key focus for us.”

Ontario’s Achievement Incentive Program supports those who train

The province is investing $47 million to help employers to hire more apprentices and “improve the quality of training and help them complete their training and certification” through the Achievement Incentive Program and expanded Apprenticeship Capital Grant.

EBH & Son recognizes IPEX (again!) and Tim Rourke

IPEX Inc. has been named E.B. Horsman & Son’s Supplier Partner of the Year for the second year in a row, while Tim Rourke was recognized with the President’s Award. Congratulations
Sponsored Spotlight 

Your Wrists Will Thank Us: Compact Splicing Connectors for All Wire Types

WAGO’s 221 Series Splicing Connectors are the no-twist solution for any application. Easily, quickly, and safely connect solid, stranded, and fine stranded wires ranging from 24-10 AWG. » Request a sample
Gerrie Electric

Gerrie Electric nets FedDev funding to support growth

Gerrie Electric is the recipient of a FedDev Ontario repayable contribution of $1.4-million, which it will use to consolidate its distribution operations into a 76,000-sf facility, and equip the facility with technologies such as automated storage and retrieval systems. » Learn more
Sponsored Spotlight 
City Electric Supply

City Electric Supply Now Great Place to Work® Certified

The word is out! Our amazing associates at City Electric Supply Canada agree that our company culture is thriving and it’s a great place to be! Our recent Great Place to Work® certification proves we continue to create the best environment possible for our team.

We recognize our employees are the face of the company and believe satisfied employees will in turn lead to satisfied customers. » Learn more

Synchronous condensers contribute to greener grid project

ABB’s condensers—large rotating machines developed to provide an alternative source of spinning inertia—will support the Lister Drive Greener Grid project. » Learn more

GE Current expands lighting portfolio with Forum acquisition

The transaction expands Current’s architectural portfolio and customization capability, says the company. » Read more

Everything under the Kootenay sun

Read about electrician James York’s mission to expand solar power in the Kootenays, written by the talented Anna Lamb-Yorski. » Read more
Schneider Electric

Insight ecosystem with InsightHome and InsightFacility

Schneider Electric Solar has expanded its Insight energy management ecosystem with edge devices that connect customers’ Schneider Electric solar and energy storage systems to the Insight app. » Learn more

Hubbell online product learning academy

Hubbell Canada launched a mobile-friendly product training website—Hubbell Learning Academy—which hosts course modules, as well as tests for reinforcing your knowledge. » Learn more

Megger solar clamp meter for PV systems

The DCM1500S can also measure AC and DC current up to 1500 A, and offers a True RMS reading on the AC range for greater measurement accuracy. » Learn more
Events (online, unless otherwise specified) 
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ECA of Alberta Training Day & Convention

Dates & location: May 27-30, Kananaskis » More info

EASA 2021 Convention “Keeping Industries Moving”

Dates & Location: June 27-29, Fort Worth, Texas » More info


Dates & Location: August 17-18, New York, N.Y. » More info

IEEE PCIC (online & in-person)

Dates & Location: September 13-16, San Antonio, Texas » More info

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