Media advisory - Unveiling of world's first Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage system in Toronto

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro and HydroStor Incorporated invite members of the media to attend the official launch of a new and innovative energy storage system, called HydroStor.

Energy storage systems are designed to store electricity during off-peak hours when demand is low and electricity is cheapest. HydroStor is the first system to be located underwater (in Lake Ontario).

Following the announcement, media are also invited to tour the HydroStor energy conversion centre located on Toronto Island.


Anthony Haines, Toronto Hydro President and CEO

Curtis VanWalleghem HydroStor CEO


Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Convention Centre, Queens Quay Room

1 Harbour Square

Toronto, ON M5J 1A6


Wednesday, November 18


PLEASE NOTE: Parking is available at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel or RBC Waterpark Place

SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation

For further information: Tori Gass, Media Relations Specialist, Toronto Hydro, 416-903-4037,


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