TORONTO, July 17 /CNW/ - As Ontarians turn on their air conditioners to
deal with the heat and humidity, electricity use in the province increases
significantly. Electricity demand is almost 4,000 MW or 20 per cent higher
today than on Monday July 14. 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 about the significant impacts weather can have on electricity use. An
opportunity to do interviews and shoot B-Roll in the Control Room that manages
Ontario's electricity needs will follow.
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.
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For further information: Alexandra Campbell, (416) 452-2133