Media Advisory - What's hogging household electricity now? Veridian has answers on what to do about it.



    AJAX, ON, May 20 /CNW/ - There's a new energy hog in many households and
as part of Ontario's Energy Conservation Week, Veridian has the answers to
help consumers do something about it.
    Televisions and related equipment now hog up to 10 per cent of energy use
in homes. On May 22nd, Veridian President and CEO Michael Angemeer will launch
a new TV energy use awareness campaign designed to help residents make smart
purchases.
    The initiative, one of the first of its kind in Ontario, is another way
in which Veridian is working with residents to conserve energy, save money and
reduce greenhouse gases in communities.

    
    At this media conference:

    Date:      May 22, 2009
    Time:      11:00 a.m.
    Location:  Best Buy Store, Harwood Centre
               20 Kingston Road West, Ajax
               (just west of Harwood Ave.)

    Speakers will include:

    -   Michael Angemeer, President and CEO of Veridian Corporation
    -   Joe Dickson, MPP for Ajax-Pickering, speaking about Energy
        Conservation Week
    

    Veridian Connections Inc. safely and reliably delivers electricity to
more than 111,000 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:

For further information: Valerie Dugale, Brooks Creative, at (647)
225-3685

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