Media requests: We invite members of the media to contact us with questions about our work. Contact our media line at 416-903-6845 or send us an email: email@example.com.
Stay informed on our latest news.
Something "Green" is in the Air - Toronto Hydro at Green Living Show
TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ - Toronto Hydro-Electric System (Toronto Hydro) is pleased to be a key participant at this year's Green Living Show, April 24 to 26 at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place. Fusing energy conservation and environmentalism, Toronto Hydro has partnered with the Ontario Power Authority, the Ontario Forestry Association, Trees Ontario and the Forest Stewardship Council to create an information area focussed on educating customers on electricity conservation and the critical role that trees play in mitigating climate change. There are three main structures within the space. The first section features a tree log that will help visitors understand the life cycle of a tree. New to Toronto Hydro's display is a giant carbon molecule that will teach attendees about our environmental footprint and the critical role trees play in carbon output. Also, the area will have a conservation house where people can walk through and learn about Toronto Hydro's energy conservation programs, smart meters and how trees can help make homes more energy efficient. Staff will be on hand to answer questions. Other features include:- A bicycle-powered band named Mr. Something Something will play in our booth over the course of the show; - Presentations from all of the booth partners - Toronto Hydro will present topics on green power and the importance of energy conservation through our programs; - Attendees can participate in a scavenger hunt to win a seedling as well as an energy conservation video; - Participants can enter a contest to win prizes including a visit from a Genus-Loci ecological landscaping expert to develop a low maintenance ecological landscaping plan for your property (value of $1,000), a family of four pass for a Walk in the Clouds at the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve (value of $400), home audit with an arborist (value of $400), and a one-day family of four pass to visit the Wolf Centre at the Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve (value of $20 each).Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited is the regulated "wires" affiliate and is one of the largest municipal electric distribution utilities in Canada, delivering electricity to a broadly diversified, economically robust, residential, commercial and industrial customer base in the City of Toronto. The utility serves more than 684,000 customers.