Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), celebrated the winners of its 2023 Awards of Excellence in Toronto. This prestigious event gathered industry stakeholders nationwide to recognize and applaud the outstanding achievements of innovative HR leaders within Canada’s electricity sector.
Manitoba Hydro announced announced Jay Grewal is leaving the Crown utility after five years in the position.
Hydro-Québec launched a call for tenders on March 31, 2023. Further to this call, the company has selected 8 bids from 5 developers for a total of 1 550 megawatts (MW) of contract capacity.
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) annually hosts the prestigious Awards of Excellence. These awards celebrate the extraordinary achievements of the individuals and organizations at the forefront of industry human resources best practice and leadership.
BC Hydro will embark on an unprecedented level of construction over the next 10 years, building out British Columbia’s electricity system to power a growing clean economy and communities, and create new jobs.
January 16, 2023 A statement from was issued from Minister of Affordability and Utilities Nathan Neudorf, in response to an electrical grid alert from the Alberta Electrical Systems Operator (AESO). The alert was declared at 3:30 PM and lifted later that evening at 8:40PM due to strong response from the public. The AESO worked with…
BC Hydro is announcing Canada’s first vehicle-to-grid pilot project for medium and heavy-duty vehicles that will enable electricity to be pushed back to the grid from the battery of an electric vehicle (EV).
New clean electricity generation is needed beginning in 2030 to keep pace with Ontario’s growing economy and advance grid decarbonization, according to a new report from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO). This new supply will help meet overall energy needs and support the process of eliminating emissions from the electricity system.
December 12, 2023 PUC Distribution is proud to announce a historic moment in Canadian energy innovation with the launch of the country’s first community-wide smart grid system. This groundbreaking development in Sault Ste. Marie promises to revolutionize the way electricity is distributed and managed, bringing increased reliability, sustainability, and efficiency to the region. The Right…
Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC) released its five-year Electricity in Demand: Labour Market Insights 2023-2028 report recently at a national launch event in Toronto at Ontario Power Generation (OPG) with attendance by industry executives, labour representatives, educators and sector stakeholders.
Earlier this year, Rexel announced the acquisition of Lineman’s Testing Laboratories (LTL), which allows Rexel to offer a complementary range of products and services and enhanced opportunities in the value-add market.
As Canada’s energy sector works towards a net-zero carbon economy, the passion and drive of the next generation will be the power behind that transition to a clean energy future. The Canadian workforce is undergoing a dramatic demographic shift. Today’s youth will become the architects of tomorrow who will design and deliver our sustainable energy opportunities and systems. We must empower our youth to become tomorrow’s clean economy leaders. Yet, there remains a youth deficit in our industry.
Based in Burnaby, B.C., RIC Electronics is a company founded in 1981 around power and backup systems. Since then, the company has expanded from three employees to over 50 and has grown into a 30,000 sq. ft. facility. RIC is distinguished by ingenuity in engineering design and manufacturing of industrial grade battery chargers/rectifiers, DC and AC UPS systems, converters and inverters for the marine, defense, utility, telecom, oil and gas, and mining industries.
Schneider Electric is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Heitman to the position of Country President, Canada, effective October 1, 2023. Heitman succeeds Adrian Thomas, who announced his departure in June to assume a new role as CEO of Hammond Power Solutions. As Country President for Schneider Electric Canada, Emily will work in partnership with the Canadian leadership team to drive Schneider Electric’s strategic initiatives and accelerate growth across the company’s energy management and automation businesses in Canada.
The governments of Ontario and Quebec are supporting a new 600 megawatt (MW) trade agreement between Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and Hydro-Québec that will optimize the use of existing electricity generation capacity in both provinces. This electricity trade agreement is possible because Ontario and Quebec have complementary seasonal peaks in electricity demand.
Adrian Thomas has been announced by Hammond Power Solutions Inc. as the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer, replacing Bill Hammond who will assume the position of Executive Chairman after 22 years as the CEO. Mr. Thomas will also be appointed to HPS’ Board of Directors. The announcement follows an extensive search process conducted by the…