Planned Voltage Reduction Test - July 18, 2019

Posted on Tuesday, July 02, 2019 09:00 AM

Energy+ Inc. has been advised by the Independent System Operator (IESO) that a system voltage reduction test is scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2019, as part of mandatory testing of the IESO emergency operating measures.  The province-wide test will consist of two voltage reduction exercises of approximately one hour each in duration. The first will be a 3% voltage reduction exercise from 9:00 EST to 10:00 EST. The second voltage reduction exercise of 5%, will take place from 13:00 EST to 14:00...

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Energy+ Applauds Academic Excellence

Posted on Friday, June 07, 2019 12:15 PM

Top-performing energy technology students from Conestoga College were honoured with Academic Excellence Awards from Energy+, at an awards ceremony hosted by Conestoga College on June 6, 2019. Derek Penner and Ian Birtch each received $1,000 from Energy+ to contribute to their third year of studies in the Electrical Engineering Technology and Energy Systems Engineering Technology programs.

"Energy+ is proud to support students who are innovative and invested in their education in energy technology...

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Be A Good Neighbour - Contact Ontario One Call Before You Dig

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 03:30 PM

Locating Underground Wires is the Law Before You Dig

The warmer weather is finally here and along with it comes the busy digging season. Energy+ is reminding customers in the City of Cambridge, the Township of North Dumfries, the County of Brant and areas around Brantford, that to avoid knocking out power and damaging critical services in their neighbourhoods, they must call Ontario One Call to arrange for a free, underground cable locate, at least five business days, before...

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Look Up, Look Out and #RespectThePower - May 13-19 is Powerline Safety Week

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019 02:30 PM

As the Victoria Day long weekend approaches, Energy+ is reminding residents and contractors working outdoors to be aware of powerline dangers lurking silently, overhead and underground, around homes and businesses. Outdoor activities such as building fences and decks, cleaning eaves troughs, repairing or replacing roofs, taking down seasonal lights, trimming and planting trees, flying kites, drones and climbing trees, all pose high risks for people to come into contact with live powerlines. Simply...

Electricity Prices Remain Virtually Unchanged Starting May 1

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 09:00 AM

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today announced there will be little change to electricity prices on May 1, and that summer time-of-use (TOU) hours come into effect. For residential and small business customers that buy their electricity from their utility, the new TOU prices set by the OEB for May 1, 2019 under the Regulated Price Plan (RPP) are shown in the attached media release.