AJAX, ON, July 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Record breaking temperatures and high
air conditioning use have stretched the capacity of Veridian's
electricity distribution system in the communities of Ajax and
Pickering. Temporary disruptions in service have been instituted to
manage loading on the system, with some residents experiencing outages
of up to thirty minutes at a time.
Veridian requests that all Ajax and Pickering residents voluntarily
curtail their electricity use to the extent possible until 9 p.m. this
evening, to minimize the requirement for forced power outages.
Veridian Connections Inc. safely and reliably delivers electricity to
more than 115,000 customers in the Cities of Pickering and Belleville,
the Towns of Ajax, Port Hope and Gravenhurst, and the communities of
Uxbridge, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Orono, Port Perry, Beaverton,
Sunderland and Cannington. Veridian Connections Inc. is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Veridian Corporation. The City of Pickering, the Town of
Ajax, the Municipality of Clarington and the City of Belleville jointly
own Veridian Corporation.
For further information:
Vice President, Corporate Services
Veridian Connections Inc.
905-427-9870 extension 2202