Oakville Hydro Receives Industry Recognition

Published Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

(Toronto, ON) March 29, 2023 – Oakville Hydro has been recognized for its commitment to excellence, receiving the Local Distribution Company (LDC) Performance Excellence Award from the Electricity Distributors Association at its annual awards gala.

Members of the team stand on a stage and accept an award

“From leading industry collaboration, to championing a strong brand for health and safety and building a culture of innovation—our team is defining the utility of tomorrow,” shared Scott Mudie, Oakville Hydro’s EVP and Chief Energy Transformation Officer. “This award recognizes our team’s dedication to providing our customers with safe, reliable and sustainable electricity. They are the difference makers!”

Oakville Hydro was recognized for its comprehensive approach to employee safety and mental wellness, leading to the delivery of over 2,000,000 consecutive hours (over ten years) without a lost time injury; demonstrating strong service reliability, sustainability, and system performance; while providing innovative, customer-centric solutions and initiatives that support the community.

Paula Burgin, Oakville Hydro’s Director of Smart Grid and Field Operations added, “We’ve continued to invest in our grid by implementing automation and artificial intelligence to optimize service and performance. Today, we have one of the most pervasive distribution systems in the province with 24/7 automated and remotely controllable switches across the system.”

The LDC Performance Excellence Award is presented to a local electricity distribution utility member of the EDA which has distinguished itself among its peers by performance excellence in occupational health and safety, operations, finance, conservation, and contributions to the community.

About Oakville Hydro
Oakville Hydro delivers reliable and safe electricity to more than 76,000 individuals, families and businesses in the Town of 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.

For more information, please visit www.oakvillehydro.com, follow us on TwitterFacebook or LinkedIn.

About the EDA
The Electricity Distributors Association is the trusted and vital source for advocacy, insight and information for Ontario’s local electricity distributors, the municipally and privately owned companies that deliver essential electricity services to millions of homes, businesses and public institutions across the province.

Learn more at http://www.eda-on.ca.


Cassandra Umbriaco
Communications Specialist