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Posted Friday, June 07, 2019

Congratulations to Bernard Anthony Malijan and Natasha Giddy, who have each received an education grant worth $1,500 from Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
The grants were presented at an awards ceremony at Conestoga College’s Cambridge Campus on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The students are in Conestoga College’s Electrical Engineering Technology and Energy Systems Technology Programs, and were awarded the grants based on their strong academic achievement.
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Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Maple treeKitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. has presented the City of Kitchener and the Township of Wilmot with reforestation grants worth $45,000 each to compensate for the impact of tree trimming in Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro’s service territory.
“We recognize the importance of trees in our communities and believe they are vital to a healthy and sustainable environment,” says Jerry Van Ooteghem, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro. “We are pleased...

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Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Recognized for Public Electrical Safety and Performance Excellence
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc., Waterloo Region’s largest electric utility, has received two awards of excellence from the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) .
At an awards gala hosted by the EDA in Toronto on Monday, March 25, Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. (Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro) was proud to receive the Electrical Safety Authority Public Electrical Safety Excellence Award and the Ontario...

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Posted Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Local hydro utilities in Waterloo Region are reminding customers that during this extended deep freeze, heating systems including electric baseboard heaters, furnace motors and fans are running more frequently in order to maintain a constant temperature of your home or business. So while no one can predict what Mother Nature will bring this winter, residents and businesses can make small changes now that can go a long way to help lower energy consumption and electricity bills.
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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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