MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Alectra Utilities encourages individuals and businesses in our service territory to conserve electricity, not only during Earth Hour (March 30, 8:30-9:30 p.m.), but all year round.
In 2018, Alectra Utilities' Conservation and Demand Management team assisted homeowners and businesses in the following communities in reducing electricity consumption by 326,507,648 kWh, which is equivalent to taking 36,000 homes off the grid for one year or turning off approximately 22 trillion 14-watt LED lights for Earth Hour.
Number of homes taken off grid for one year
Bradford West Gwillimbury (Bradford)
Guelph (and Rockwood)*
New Tecumseth (Alliston, Beeton, Tottenham)
Alectra Service Territory
*Guelph totals reflect energy savings from 2018 prior to the merger with Alectra
Together, we can make a difference in our world through energy conservation. For more information, ideas and energy conservation tips, visit alectrautilities.com.
About Alectra's Family of Companies
Serving more than one million homes and businesses in Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe area, Alectra Utilities is now the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada, based on the total number of customers served. We contribute to the economic growth and vibrancy of the 17 communities we serve by investing in essential energy infrastructure, delivering a safe and reliable supply of electricity, and providing innovative energy solutions.
Our mission is to be an energy ally, helping our customers and the communities we serve to discover the possibilities of tomorrow's energy future.
SOURCE Alectra Utilities Corporation
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