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Posted Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Waterloo North Hydro is notifying customers of an upcoming voltage reduction test planned by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).  The test will take place on Thursday July 18, 2019 and involves two province-wide voltage reduction exercises.  Please see the schedule below: 
A voltage reduction of 3 per cent will occur from 9:00 and 10:00 EST
A voltage reduction of 5 per cent will occur from 13:00 and 14:00 EST
Under provincial rules,...

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Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019

IBEWgolf_chequepresentationThree local hydro utilities raised $12,500 for MySafeWork Inc. through the annual International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 636 Charity Golf Tournament, held in Elmira in late May.
Energy+ Inc, Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., and Waterloo North Hydro Inc., teamed up with the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) to sponsor the annual tournament, which supports a local charitable organization each year. Hydro utilities and other...

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Posted Monday, June 24, 2019

Warm weather is a lot of fun, but it can also bring with it a number of electrical hazards. Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) wants to make sure your summer is a safe one.
Summer weather means you and your family will be spending more time outside. Although electrical equipment, including transformers, can look like good places to sit or play, the equipment is very dangerous and can be deadly. Please stay clear of electrical equipment and do not sit or stand on these objects. If...

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Posted Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Running a small business can be stressful, so Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) wants to help local business owners relax by providing their whole office with a coffee and donut break.
WNH’s small business eBilling campaign, running now through July 15, will reward five local small businesses with coffee and donuts for their whole staff. All business owners have to do is register for eBilling to be eligible to win.
“WNH offers many tools to help small businesses better...

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Posted Friday, May 31, 2019

For the second consecutive year, Waterloo Region elementary school students submitted a high number of excellent submissions for Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) annual Electrical Safety Poster Contest. Following a public voting period, WNH is proud to announce this year’s winners. 
WNH organized the contest as an extension of its School Electrical Safety Program to help teach young students about the dangers of tampering with electrical equipment and the importance...

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