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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Commercial Services

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro delivers more than just your electricity bill. Our team of energy experts are dedicated to helping businesses like yours find ways to reduce their electricity costs, stay competitive and take advantage of energy-efficiency programs. Learn more about what other businesses in your industry have done to stay competitive or explore different technologies that are [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Sustainability Partnerships

In addition to our suite of conservation programs, we are also community partners on a wide range of sustainability initiatives. We recently became an observing member of Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Sustainability Initiative . This partnership allows us to tap into a larger community of leading organizations across Waterloo Region that are committed to improving their overall [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Powerline Safety Week

Look Up, Look Out and #RespectThePower The impact of coming into contact with a powerline is instant and often lethal. Within the past decade, 23 Ontarians have died due to contact with live powerlines, and many more people have been seriously injured. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill you or cause serious [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Local Manufacturer Cuts Energy Use

KITCHENER, ON (July 27, 2015) – Local rubber manufacturer, AirBoss, recently received a $137,000 incentive for an air compressor process overhaul that will save them more than 600,000 kWh annually. The incentive is made available through the saveONenergy Retrofit Program – a province wide program offered through local electric utilities to encourage commercial customers to [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: China joins global renewable energy group, Canada conspicuous in absence

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—China has announced it will join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), an intergovernmental organization hoping to double the share of renewable energy used worldwide by 2030. The joining of China, a massive consumer of energy, marks a major step toward universal membership for the agency, which currently has 160 participating [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Important Retrofit Program Updates

New Changes to LED Lamps and Luminaires In an effort to standardize lamps and luminaires in the marketplace, the Prescriptive and Engineered worksheets have been updated. For any application submitted after October 1, 2012, LED’s must be either on the ENERGY STAR® or the DesignLights Consortium® lists: ENERGY STAR® Light Fixtures ENERGY STAR® Light Bulbs [...]

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Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Expert Blog: Get Paid to Upgrade to High Efficiency Equipment and Save on Energy

Are you are looking for more money in your pocket? Is your business trying to find a way to be more environmentally friendly? Jeff Quint, Sarah Colvin, and John Finch are sitting on millions of dollars, and they want to give some of it to you.

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First SING! Event for 2011 at Kitchener City Hall, January 19th.

The Waterloo Region’s first SING! event for 2011 will be held at Kitchener City Hall next week on January 19th. The solar PV industry in Ontario grew rapidly last year due to the excitement from the Green Energy & Green Economy Act Feed-in Tariff (GEA-FIT). The Region has seen greater visibility with the accomplishments in [...]

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