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Week of July 21 - July 27, 2014


Anthony Haines, President and CEO, Toronto Hydro named Energy Council of Canada's 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year

The Energy Council of Canada (ECC) is pleased to announce Anthony Haines, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Hydro Corporation, as the 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

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Criminals posing as utility employees and seeking payment over the phone

A scam reported in the United States is making its way over the border.  Reports of utility customers being scammed have surfaced in Thunder Bay and now Toronto Hydro is aware of multiple incidents with its customers.

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Toronto Hydro shares its top five tips to 'Play Safe' this summer

Today, ringing school bells signal a break from class for kids and the beginning of summer vacation. While summer is the season for swimming and outdoor fun, Toronto Hydro urges everyone to play safe and learn to identify potential electrical hazards.

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Report released on Toronto Hydro's response to the 2013 Ice Storm

The Independent Review Panel was appointed earlier this year to review Toronto Hydro's efforts in response to the December 2013 ice storm.

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Canadian Electricity Association Recognizes Toronto Hydro as Sustainable Electricity Company™

Toronto Hydro has been designated as a Sustainable Electricity Company. Toronto Hydro is the third electricity company in Canada to receive this appointment. The Sustainable Electricity Company designation was established by Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) for utilities across Canada, which recognizes sustainability efforts and acknowledges success against three foundation pillars of sustainability – environmental, social and economic performance.

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What's that? That's neat!

With spring in full swing and construction season upon us, Toronto residents may notice these bright orange powerline covers floating up above.  Toronto Hydro is reminding property owners and contractors to take precautionary measures to protect against the dangers of working too close to overhead powerlines.

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Knock Knock. Who's there? Energy company.
Energy company who?


If you are approached to sign or renew a gas or electricity contract for your home or small business, it's important to know who you're dealing with. Watch this video to make sure you have the information you need to make informed decisions.

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How Toronto Hydro is Constructing Canada's 2nd Underground Transformer Station

To alleviate strain on the grid and to make room for new construction, Toronto Hydro is building its first transformer station since the 1950s! The station will add enough electrical capacity to power the equivalent of 70 skyscrapers. For more information about Copeland Station, visit the Copeland page.

Be enlightened: Toronto's Electricity Rates

Starting May 1, new electricity rates will take effect across Ontario. Toronto Hydro customers will see an increase in both commodity and delivery charges. In an effort to educate customers about electricity rates, explain the bill, and raise awareness for the need for grid investment in the city, Toronto Hydro launched a new video.

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