… Continue reading City gets $100,000 from Government of Canada to add 20 public electric vehicle charging stations
City upgrading to LED streetlights throughout Guelph starting early October. Continue reading City upgrading to LED streetlights throughout Guelph starting early October
The City of Guelph is making strides toward its goal to achieve 100 per cent of its energy needs through renewable sources by 2050. The goal and approach reflect the community’s and Council’s prioritization of climate change mitigation. Continue reading City shares 100 per cent renewable energy progress report
… Continue reading Council approves funding to support making Guelph a net zero carbon community
The merger between Guelph Hydro and Alectra Utilities is complete. The company is now the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada. Continue reading Guelph Hydro-Alectra Utilities merger completed
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has approved the merger of Guelph Hydro and Alectra Utilities Corporation. Continue reading Ontario Energy Board approves Guelph Hydro merger with Alectra
Knowledge sharing of innovative solutions was the focus of international visits between the City of Guelph and City of Rijeka, Croatia in September and October. Continue reading Local innovation focus for international municipal exchange
… Continue reading Council unanimously accepts Our Energy Guelph’s community energy recommendations
GLOBE Series recognizes Guelph for being at the forefront of action on climate change. Continue reading City wins Canadian Climate Leadership Award
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. Continue reading Guelph City Council Approves Guelph Hydro Merger with Alectra
A report that shares the details about the proposed merger between Guelph Hydro and Alectra is now available on the City’s website. Continue reading City completes negotiations, shares details about Guelph Hydro-Alectra merger
… Continue reading Improved energy commitments for Guelph residents
The City of Guelph has announced it will begin merger negotiations between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Alectra Inc. Continue reading Guelph Hydro begins merger talks with Alectra Inc.
… 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. Continue reading Guelph continues exploring possible hydro mergers
On June 13, Guelph City Council will discuss further research into potential mergers between Guelph Hydro and other publicly-owned local electricity distribution companies. Continue reading City Council to discuss more research into possible Guelph Hydro mergers
The adjustments allow for the creation of a new position to focus on downtown renewal—namely, real estate transactions in the downtown core. Continue reading City makes minor changes to one of its service areas as some projects wind down and others ramp up
Guelph City Council will not consider selling Guelph Hydro, but will explore potential mergers with publicly-owned utility companies Continue reading Council votes to explore options to merge Guelph Hydro with other publicly-owned utilities
Guelph’s Strategies and Options Committee is recommending City Council authorize a closer look at either selling or merging Guelph Hydro. Continue reading Committee brings phase 1 recommendations on future of Guelph Hydro to Council as shareholder
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. Continue reading Background: Strategies and Options Committee
City launches Energizing Tomorrow website to ensure community is informed and can participate in the process. Continue reading City of Guelph committee to explore options for its energy assets
… Continue reading Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system
… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative Update gets green light
… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.
… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.
… 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. Continue reading The Federation of Canadian Municipalities recognizes Guelph’s energy program
Date updated: February 14, 2014.