Oakville Participates in Earth Hour
(Oakville, ON) March 30, 2020 – Oakville Hydro reports that during Earth Hour, Oakville used 8.6 MW or 5.1% less than the same time in 2019. This is the equivalent of turning off approximately 573,000 LED light bulbs for one hour.
“Sustainability is one of our guiding principles and Earth Hour supports our continuous efforts and commitment towards making Oakville a green community,” said Rob Lister, President and CEO of Oakville Hydro. “Once again, I’m proud of Oakville’s participation in this event, as well as the daily dedication to reduce energy consumption.”
About Earth Hour
Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet that the World Wildlife Fund (“WWF”) started in 2007 with a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia. Since then, it has grown to engage more than 7,000 cities and towns worldwide, and the one-hour event continues to remain the key driver of the now larger movement of stopping climate change. For more information on Earth Hour, visit www.earthhour.org.
About Oakville Hydro
Oakville Hydro 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.