HALTON HILLS, ON, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Halton Hills Hydro will announce an innovative project that combines renewable energy and smart grid technology by mounting individual solar panels on hydro poles.
The solar panels are equipped with monitoring devices that provide real-time information on both the panel and the distribution system, enhancing the smart grid.
The pilot program will see panels installed on 200 hydro poles in Georgetown, Acton and surrounding communities. In addition to remarks from Mayor Rick Bonnette and Halton Hills Hydro President Art Skidmore, the event will feature a live demonstration of how the solar panels can be installed quickly and easily in about 30 minutes.
|Date:||Thursday, November 1, 2012|
|Where:||Ballinafad Community Centre|
|9382 Halton-Erin Townline, near the corner of Trafalgar Rd.|
SOURCE: Halton Hills Hydro
For further information:
Art Skidmore, President and CEO, Halton Hills Hydro Inc.
Tel: 519-853-3700, ext. 225