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Posted Friday, May 21, 2021

Waterloo North Hydro’s (WNH) ongoing work to improve reliability for its customers has earned the utility a prestigious provincial award. 
The utility received the Innovation Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) during its annual Awards Gala on May 20. The award was in recognition of WNH’s Fault Location Isolation and Service Restoration (FLISR) pilot project, which has helped to significantly decrease the length and impact...

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Posted Monday, May 17, 2021

Energy+ Inc. Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. have joined forces to urge everyone working or playing outdoors to remain vigilant and exercise caution near powerlines. Outdoor DIY projects such as landscaping, building a new deck or taking down seasonal lights can be activities to tackle during the COVID-19 lockdown, but they can also be potentially dangerous.
No matter how momentary, one distraction near powerlines can cause severe injury or death....

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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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