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Posted Friday, November 02, 2018

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., Waterloo Region’s largest electric utility, has received three prestigious awards for its achievements in safety.
Thanks to its team of 185 employees, the utility achieved one million hours without a lost-time injury and was awarded the President’s Award from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association. The company was also presented with two silver awards at the 2018 Canada’s Safest Employer’s awards ceremony.
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Posted Friday, October 12, 2018

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro's Customer Survey You could win one of five $100 on-bill credits!
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro wants to hear from you.
The utility is preparing to file a rate application with the Ontario Energy Board to set rates for the period 2020 to 2024, and is reaching out to customers to find out if the plans it has made for that period meet the needs and preferences of its customers.
“Our goal is to get as much feedback from our customers as possible and use it to feed our business plans...

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Posted Monday, May 14, 2018

May 14 to 20 is Powerline Safety Week
 Don’t take safety for granted, always be aware of overhead and underground wires.
GUELPH & WATERLOO REGION, ON (May 14, 2018) – As the Victoria Day long weekend approaches, local hydro utilities Energy+ Inc., Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. are reminding residents and contractors working outdoors to be aware of powerline dangers lurking silently,...

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Posted Thursday, April 26, 2018

Replace your pool pump with a variable-speed pump for instant savings
With warmer weather on the horizon, your local hydro companies have a great offer to help you save money and energy, with the new Poolsaver Program .
Pool owners can receive a $400 instant rebate at the time of purchase of a new, variable-speed pool pump through Save on Energy’s Poolsaver Program . In addition to the rebate, variable-speed pool pumps use 90 per cent less electricity than...

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Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018

With the construction season ramping up, more than 200 local contractors and tradespersons learned how to identify and avoid electrical hazards on job sites during the 2018 Electrical Safety for Contractors event, held April 19, 2018. Energy + Inc., Guelph Hydro Inc., Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., and Waterloo North Hydro Inc. hosted the biennial half-day safety event for local contractors. Participants included contractors, roofers, landscapers, municipal workers, dump truck...
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