After more than a year of industry research, financial analysis, and community engagement, Guelph City Council voted in favour of a merger between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems and Alectra Inc.
A report that shares the details about the proposed merger between Guelph Hydro and Alectra is now available on the City’s website and energizingtomorrow.ca.
News release from Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph Guelph, Ontario, November 17, 2017—Investing in local in… Continue reading Improved energy commitments for Guelph residents
Over the past year, customers in Guelph and Rockwood attended open houses, filled out surveys, submitted questions, and posted comments online. Your voice matters and we want to hear from you again before City Council makes its final decision later this year.
The City of Guelph has announced it will begin merger negotiations between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Alectra Inc.
Technology is changing. Utilities are changing too. Watch the video to learn more about changes and challenges for utilities like Guelph Hydro.
Guelph is using pop-up information tables, advertising, social media, bill inserts and a video to increase community awareness about possible Guelph Hydro mergers.
Guelph, Ont., July 25, 2017– City Council approved switching Guelph’s 13,119 street lights to Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulb… Continue reading City installing energy efficient LED street lights
Guelph, Ont., June 28, 2017 – Guelph City Council has approved a series of recommendations brought forward through the Envida… Continue reading City Council approves redistribution of Envida’s energy assets
Guelph City Council voted to continue researching possible mergers between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and other publicly-owned electricity utility companies.
Guelph Council Chambers was retrofitted with new light emitting diode (LED) lighting to replace burned out and faded light bu… Continue reading Council Chambers get energy-efficient lighting retrofit
On June 13, Guelph City Council will discuss further research into potential mergers between Guelph Hydro and other publicly-owned local electricity distribution companies.
Guelph, Ont., March 17, 2017 – The City of Guelph now has nine solar photovoltaic systems installed across the city, as part… Continue reading Guelph celebrates ninth solar energy installation
The adjustments allow for the creation of a new position to focus on downtown renewal—namely, real estate transactions in the downtown core.
Guelph City Council will not consider selling Guelph Hydro, but will explore potential mergers with publicly-owned utility companies
Guelph, Ont, February 2, 2017 – The Strategies and Options Committee (SOC)–the Council-appointed committee struck to evaluate… Continue reading Committee brings phase 1 recommendations on future of Guelph Hydro to Council as shareholder
LED upgrades paid off faster than anticipated Guelph, Ont., January 18, 2017—The City of Guelph is starting the first city-wi… Continue reading First LED traffic signal replacements underway since original upgrade in 2006
Guelph, Ont., January 9, 2017 – City staff have been busy negotiating changes to agreements related to the Hanlon Creek Busin… Continue reading City and Envida recoup costs for proposed district energy system
As of October 24, 2016, residents can visit the Energizing Tomorrow website (hydro.guelph.ca) to learn more about the process and to ask questions.
City launches Energizing Tomorrow website to ensure community is informed and can participate in the process.
Guelph, Ont., July 18, 2016 – Guelph’s existing district energy nodes in the downtown core and Hanlon Creek Business Park wil… Continue reading Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system
City Council will be presented with the first status report for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) Update process on Monda… Continue reading City provides first status report on the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) update
Guelph, Ont., May 25, 2016 – Council approved a phased approach for the City’s Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GE… Continue reading Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GEERS) moves forward
Community participation and ownership integral to CEI’s future success Guelph, Ont., April 27, 2016 – Council unanimously app… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative Update gets green light
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – The Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) Board of Directors has appointed Pankaj Sardana to th… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – Guelph City Council is announcing governance changes to Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph M… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.
Energy efficient, low maintenance LED street lights can save Guelph $750K annually Guelph, Ont., January 18, 2016–The City an… Continue reading City tests LED street lights
Ottawa, Ont. October 30, 2015 – The City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments were announced as the 2015 wi… Continue reading City of Guelph, Enmax Corporation and Windmill Developments Win QUEST 2015 Community Energy Builder Awards
The City of Guelph received two new awards for its effort to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
McGuinty Government And City of Guelph Support Local Economy, Create Jobs June 30, Guelph, ON – Ontario and the City of Guelp… Continue reading Advancing Guelph’s Innovation District