Media Advisory - Reminder: Sunnybrook Taking Part in Innovative Electricity Grid Initiative, the First of its Kind in Ontario
TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The latest innovation to Ontario's bulk electricity system is happening in the unlikeliest of places: the chiller room at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Come see firsthand how large electricity consumers like Sunnybrook are joining the ranks of traditional generators, by providing a highly specialized balancing function to the power grid, a first of its kind in Ontario.
Media are invited for a brief presentation, tour and photo opportunity in Sunnybrook's power plant.
Time and Location:
Thursday, October 31, 2013.
Registration at 9:30 a.m.
Speeches at 10:00 a.m.
Tour of Sunnybrook facility at 10:20 a.m.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, S Wing, Ground Floor, Seminar Room 22
2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5
Parking Lot 1 (Main Entrance)
About the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
The IESO works at the heart of Ontario's power system, balancing supply and demand through the electricity market, and managing the reliability of the provincial power grid. The agency works with a broad range of industry players including generators, transmitters, local distribution companies, and consumers. For more information, please visit www.ieso.ca.
ENBALA Power Networks is a Smart Grid technology company that continuously connects large electricity users to the grid to deliver grid operational flexibility to utilities and electricity system operators. ENBALA's innovative GOFlexT platform captures and then intelligently aggregates inherent demand-side storage from connected loads to respond to the real-time needs of the power system, increasing its reliability, efficiency and reducing greenhouse gases. For more information, please visit www.enbala.com
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inventing the future of health care for the 1.2 million patients the hospital cares for each year through the dedication of its more than 10,000 staff and volunteers. An internationally recognized leader in research and education and a full affiliation with the University of Toronto distinguishes Sunnybrook as one of Canada's premier academic health sciences centres. Sunnybrook specializes in caring for high-risk pregnancies, critically-ill newborns and adults, offering specialized rehabilitation and treating and preventing cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurological and psychiatric disorders, orthopaedic and arthritic conditions and traumatic injuries. The Hospital also has a unique and national leading program for the care of Canada's war veterans. For more information about how Sunnybrook is inventing the future of health care please visit us online at www.sunnybrook.ca.
SOURCE Independent Electricity System OperatorFor further information:
Enbala Power Networks