DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT UPGRADES
Upgrades and development of the distribution management system (DMS) at Duke Energy has been an area of significant focus during 2015.
E-BILLING FOR CUSTOMERS
In 2015, Guelph Hydro began to make it easier for customers to access their account information online and make the switch to electronic billing.
POWER FOR PAN AM GAMES
In July 2015, Horizon Utilities installed over a kilometer of underground electrical cable, a new transformer and pole service for the West Harbour GO station on James Street in Hamilton, Ontario.
METER ROLLOUT ENDS
In September 2015, Hydro-Québec completed the large-scale rollout of their next-generation meters.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY COLLABORATION
Independent Electricity System Operator
Ontario’s 70-plus local utilities and the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) programs exceeded Ontario’s energy savings target for 2011 to 2014. These results, released in 2015, are a catalyst for the province’s future conservation targets.
SOLAR POWER RISING
Indiana Michigan Power
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) marked an historic milestone in 2015 as its carbon emission-free generation portfolio surpassed 50 percent of total capacity.