TORONTO, July 16 /CNW/ - On a hot summer day, humidity can increase
electricity demand by more than 3,000 megawatts (MW) or 15 per cent due to the
increase in air conditioning. This increase in electricity use is equivalent
to adding the needs of a city twice the size of Mississauga to the provincial
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) will provide a
briefing for broadcast meteorologists and weather reporters about the
significant impacts weather can have on electricity use. A tour of the Control
Room that manages Ontario's electricity needs every day of the year will
Date: Friday, July 18, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Mississauga - Location to be provided with R.S.V.P.
The IESO is responsible for managing Ontario's bulk electricity system
and operating the wholesale electricity market. For more information, visit
For location details please R.S.V.P. to Alexandra Campbell at (416)
452-2133 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information:
For further information: Alexandra Campbell, (416) 452-2133