Toronto Hydro helps educate businesses on how to save on energy
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - More than 530 business owners and operators from across Ontario gathered in Mississauga yesterday for the Energy Into Action event, where they heard leading energy experts and suppliers talk about energy-efficient programs and new technologies that can benefit a company's bottom line.
The one-day information and networking event, presented by some of Ontario's leading electric and gas utilities, connected participants with professionals experienced with incentive programs and tools that companies can implement to improve their energy-efficiency.
A series of nine breakout sessions focused on topics such as compressed air, operational savings, process cooling, cogeneration, LED lighting and HVAC systems. Participants also had an opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and a wide-range of exhibitors.
Energy Into Action is made possible through the Independent Electricity System Operator's (IESO) Collaboration Fund and was presented by: Burlington Hydro, Enbridge Gas Distribution, Enersource, Halton Hills Hydro, Horizon Utilities Corporation, Hydro One Networks Inc., Hydro One Brampton, Milton Hydro, Oakville Hydro, PowerStream, Toronto Hydro, Union Gas and Veridian.
- Toronto Hydro has been participating in Energy Into Action since 2011
- This year's event was the largest ever, with more than 530 attendees
"The energy-efficiency landscape is constantly evolving, with new and more efficient technologies being introduced to the market. The Energy Into Action Conference is a result of tremendous collaboration among the GTHA Local Distribution Companies, gas companies and the IESO. The conference was an excellent opportunity for our business customers, as well as supply chain partners, to learn more about the new and redesigned incentive programs."
- Chris Tyrrell, Executive Vice-President and Chief Customer Care and Conservation Officer, Toronto Hydro
ABOUT TORONTO HYDRO
Toronto Hydro owns and operates an electricity distribution system, which delivers electricity to approximately 747,000 customers located in the city of Toronto. It is the largest municipal electricity distribution company in Canada and distributes approximately 19% of the electricity consumed in the province of Ontario.
SOURCE Toronto Hydro Corporation
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