Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Faisal Kazi

 

Siemens Canada has appointed Faisal Kazi as President & CEO of Siemens Canada Limited, effective September 1, 2017

 

 

Danatec

 

This acquisition builds on Danatec’s 30+ year history of delivering regulated safety and compliance training across Canada.

 

 

Nova Scotia Power

 

This year, Nova Scotia Power is investing nearly $4 million dollars to ensure the hydro facility’s reliability, safety and efficiency.

 

 

 

The latest price tag evidently raised eyebrows around Queen’s Park, as Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault wrote an Aug. 4 letter calling on the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), which manages the province’s power grid, to update its “need assessment” for the project.

 

 

SaskPower

 

In order to continue to keep up with the challenge of growing electricity demand, environmental commitments and the need to invest in an aging electrical system, SaskPower has submitted an application for a rate increase of five per cent, effective March 1, 2018.

 

 

LED Upgrade

 

About 27,000 high-pressure sodium cobra head street lights lining residential communities will be upgraded to energy and cost efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lights over the coming three years.

 

 

Port of Montreal

 

The Port of Montreal estimates that the shore power project will eliminate 2,800 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually...

 

 

Honda

 

Honda is installing electric charging stations at 152 dealerships across Canada...

 

 

Peak Power

 

Peak Power Inc. has been selected to receive $1.9M of funding from SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) to support the scale up of their Peak SYNERGY controls platform across six (6) customer sited energy storage projects in Ontario...

 

 

Impact Centre

 

The next chapter in Allanson International’s partnership with the Impact Centre has begun. The new project seeks to develop easy-to-install LED retrofits for kitchen canopy lighting...

 

 



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