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Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021

New electricity pricing, periods and thresholds are in effect for residential and small business customers as of May 1, 2021. 
The updated pricing, periods, and thresholds replace the winter pricing, which was in place from Feb. 23 until April 30, 2021. The new pricing and periods are as follows: 
TOU Pricing  
Off-Peak (Weekdays, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m., all day holidays and weekends) 8.2 ¢/kWh
Mid-Peak (Weekdays 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.,...

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Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) commitment to sustainability and environmental awareness has earned it national recognition.
The utility has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2021. This award recognizes employers that lead the nation in creating a culture of environmental awareness through sustainability initiatives.
“We are pleased to be recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers,” said Rene Gatien, WNH’s President...

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Posted Friday, March 19, 2021

Innovia GEO Corp. (Innovia GEO), Waterloo North Hydro Inc. (WNH), and Grand River Energy Corporation (GRE) are pleased to announce the commissioning of a Geothermal Pile demonstration system at the WNH’s Eby Rush Transformer Station. 
The demonstration system consists of 8 piles installed between 50 and 60 feet deep, connected to the building's heating and cooling system.  As part of the project, the building’s mechanical system was also upgraded with...

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Posted Friday, February 26, 2021

Winter Time-of-Use (TOU) and Tiered rates are now in place for Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) residential and small business customers, effective Feb. 23, 2021.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, the Government of Ontario implemented a flat rate electricity charge of 8.5 ¢/kWh 24/7 for TOU and Tiered pricing. With COVID-19 restrictions loosening across the province, the flat rate ended, and new pricing, set by the Ontario Energy Board, came into effect. The new rates and periods...

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Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is reminding members of the public, constructors and property owners of hazards involving stockpiling dirt, sand or snow in the vicinity of overhead powerlines.
Recently a stockpile of sand was placed directly below an overhead high voltage powerline creating hazards to members of the public and to the workers placing the stockpile while using high reach equipment such as excavators, dump trucks or conveyors in the vicinity of overhead...

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