IESO to Provide Earth Hour Results for Ontario

TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ - As Ontarians reduce their electricity use and participate in Earth Hour 2010, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) will be closely monitoring and reporting on the changes in demand for electricity.

    Date:     Saturday March 27, 2010
    Time:     8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

An IESO spokesperson will be available throughout the weekend for interviews.

Media outlets interested in shooting photographs or B-roll of the System Control Centre in advance of Earth Hour may also arrangements to visit the facility on Friday, March 26.

The IESO has also launched a dedicated webpage,, to track Earth Hour results. You can also follow the IESO on Facebook (IESO - The Electricity Outlet) and Twitter (IESO_Tweets).

The IESO is responsible for managing Ontario's bulk electricity system and operating the wholesale electricity market. For more information, visit

To arrange an interview or access to the control room to shoot photographs or B-roll, please contact Jane Leckey at (416) 506-2812 or

/NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at Images are free to accredited members of the media/

SOURCE Independent Electricity System Operator

For further information: For further information: Terry Young, Office: (416) 506-2832, Cell: (416) 997-6708

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