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Oakville Hydro Selected as PwC Vision to Reality Award Finalist

(Oakville, ON) May 14, 2019 – Oakville Hydro is proud to have been nominated as a finalist for its Grid Intelligence Initiative. 

“We are honoured to have been recognized and selected as a finalist in the Accelerator category for this distinguished award from PwC,” said Rob Lister, President, and CEO of Oakville Hydro.  “I’m proud of the team for being recognized as a public sector organization focused on driving new solutions.  We would like to congratulate all winners and finalists who contribute to the energy sector and the country as a whole."

Every year, a prestigious panel of independent judges select 20 finalists from hundreds of submissions they consider to be among Canada’s most innovative organizations.  Oakville Hydro’s submission involved the implementation and application of a highly complex distributed grid intelligence for its electrical network.  Through advanced sensors, this network automatically responds to changing electrical grid conditions without manual intervention, restoring electricity to customers in seconds. 

About Oakville Hydro
Oakville Hydro, part of the OEC Family of Companies, delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 70,000 individuals, families and businesses in Oakville.  The company maintains an active commitment to conservation, safety, and is strongly invested in the social and economic well-being of the Oakville community.  Oakville Hydro is a two-time past recipient of the Local Distribution Company Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association and a Canada’s Safest Employers Silver Award recipient, recognizing the organization as an exceptional leader in the industry.

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Cassandra Umbriaco
Communications Specialist 
905-825-4424, cumbriaco@oakvillehydro.com

Pictured above: Jeff Mocha, Vice President Enterprise Innovation and
Mary Caputi, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Innovation.

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