The City of Guelph has announced it will begin merger negotiations between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Alectra Inc.
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
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., September 28, 2016 – The City is extending the application deadline for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) t… Continue reading Application deadline extended for Community Energy Initiative task force
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
The Elliott Community in Guelph is receiving a $310,583 saveONenergy grant after replacing its entire lighting system with energy-saving light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures.
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
Media release originally issued by Ramboll Danish Ramboll is opening an office in Guelph from where the 11,000 person strong… Continue reading Scandinavian experts to help implement Guelph District Energy System
Central facility will provide hot water, heating and air conditioning to units Guelph, On, August 26, 2014 — River Mill Condo… Continue reading Tricar’s River Mill Condos will connect to Guelph’s Galt District Energy System
Delegation meets with Provincial ministers to discuss local priorities in economic development, wellbeing, and community ener… Continue reading Guelph makes an impression at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference
Guelph City Council has approved in principle the amalgamation of its municipal holding company, Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) with Guelph Hydro Inc.(GHI).
Media invited to tour River Run Centre’s rooftop solar energy system Guelph, On, June 2, 2014 – Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 3, th… Continue reading City rooftops collect energy as part of microFIT program
April 29, 2014 Guelph is the first city in North America to announce and pursue a long-term plan for a city-wide thermal ener… Continue reading District energy, energy prices, and property taxes
Detroit’s recyclables become Guelph’s $300,000 treasure GUELPH, ON, April 29, 2014 – Last night Council approved a contract w… Continue reading City’s new recycling contract creates Guelph jobs
Envida Community Energy Inc. receives 20-year electricity contract from Ontario Power Authority Guelph, On, April 10, 2014 —… Continue reading Combined heat and power facility announced for Hanlon Creek Business Park
Guelph, ON, February 14, 2014 – Guelph will promote itself as a gateway to the North American market for energy-related busin… Continue reading Guelph delegation travels to Germany to promote economic development, community energy
The City of Guelph received two new awards for its effort to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
Guelph is the first community in North America to establish and announce a plan for a city-wide energy network for heating and cooling and hot water.
Together with its community partners, the City is working together to ensure Guelph uses using less energy in 25 years than it does today, consumes less energy per capita than comparable Canadian cities, and produces less greenhouse gas per capita than the current global average.
The city’s per capita energy use and greenhouse gas emissions have fallen significantly since the introduction of the Guelph Community Energy Initiative.
Mayor Farbridge to lead transportation, energy and open government talks at Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conferen… Continue reading Guelph and neighbouring cities promote regional transportation
A News Release from Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph, ON, July 10, 2013 – Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) held its… Continue reading Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Highlights 2013 Priorities at AGM
Implementation of Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative accelerated following provincial announcement GUELPH, ON, June 10, 201… Continue reading Mayor Farbridge welcomes plans to give municipalities a stronger voice in energy planning
Community Energy Initiative focus of international discussion Guelph, On, May 16, 2013 – Today, the City of Guelph and Guelph… Continue reading Energy experts gather in Guelph for Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue workshop
Guelph, On, Friday, May 10, 2013 – On Thursday, May 16, the City of Guelph and Guelph Hydro will host a Transatlantic Urban C… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative focus of international discussion Thursday
Guelph’s priorities will be on the agenda at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference next week as Mayor Karen Farbridge, Councillor Jim Furfaro, and Chief Administrative Officer Ann Pappert meet with provincial cabinet ministers.
City encourages residents to continue conservation during Earth Hour this Saturday GUELPH, ON, March 29, 2012 – As Earth Hour… Continue reading Report shows Guelph’s energy usage on the decline
Media Release Contact: Sandy Manners, Director of Corporate Communications Guelph Hydro Inc. Tel: 519.837.4703 Cell: 226.218.… Continue reading Guelph Hydro Partners With Global Energy Leader to Develop District Energy Projects in Guelph
Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd to manufacture solar inverters in Guelph Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd (Sustainable… Continue reading Guelph attracts another company in the renewable energy sector
District Energy study provides a roadmap for city planners considering combined heat and power plants as part of their sustai… Continue reading Landmark District Energy Feasibility Study Evaluates Potential Clean Energy Projects for Guelph
Guelph will be home to one of North America’s largest solar panel manufacturing facilities. Community Energy Initiative set G… Continue reading Billion dollar solar company brings up to 500 jobs to Guelph
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
Community Energy Initiative to implement sustainable energy solutions GUELPH, ON, March 27, 2010 – During today’s Human Dimen… Continue reading New name for plan as energy projects move ahead