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    Event Date & Time: 
    Wed, 05/30/2012   - Thu, 05/31/2012  
    Event Location: 
    Exhibition Place, Red River Exhibition Park, 3977 Portage, Winnipeg, MB Avenue,

    For more information, visit the Manitoba Electrical League.

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    May 28, 2014 – CPSC announced the recall of 1.7 million emergency lighting units, the recall indicates that the circuit board can overheat and cause the fixture to catch fire.   Name of product: Quantum® ELM and ELM2 two-light emergency fixture Hazard: The circuit board can overheat and cause the fixture to melt, catch fire and ignite nearby items, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Consumer Contact: Lithonia Lighting toll-free at (888) 615-4501from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday...
    The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Jim Balsillie, Chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada, today announced almost $10 million in new investments for five Ontario projects under Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s SD Tech Fund. The SD Tech Fund supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water and clean soil, providing solutions to key Canadian...
    The City of Calgary’s Department of Transportation has selected GE Lighting to replace and upgrade existing street light fixtures with GE Evolve™ LED technology. In a two-phased project plan, the city of Calgary hopes to eventually retrofit approximately 80,000 street lights with fixtures that consume 55 percent less electricity and offer a lifespan of over a decade. The first phase of the project will call for installation of GE’s LED technology, the Scalable Cobrahead ERS1 and ERS2, in five...
    After three years of construction, Boralex Inc., Gaz Métro Limited Partnership and Valener Inc. officially open Phase I of the Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms, a 272-MW project commissioned in December 2013 and one of the biggest wind farms in Canada. In recognition of this important milestone, a ceremony was held at the foot of one of the project's tallest turbines earlier today in the presence of Caroline Simard, Member for Charlevoix-Côte-de-Beaupré, representing the Minister of Energy and...
    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $400 million from NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc., to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission solution creating the first electricity link between the island of Newfoundland and the North American power grid. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2014. The Maritime Link Project is a 500 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) connection that will enable...

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    • July 15, 2014

      EthoSolar is finishing a significant roof mount solar project this week at Blue Heron Stables in Minesing, Ontario. This photovoltaic (PV) solar system involved the installation of 100 kW AC of solar panels on two buildings through the Ontario Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) Program. Farmers, business owners and church groups alike are quickly realizing the benefits to participating in the Province’s incentive programs. An increasing...

    • July 25, 2014

      Ontario is looking to build greater flexibility and resiliency into its power system with the addition of new projects to test storage technologies. Ontario’s grid operator, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), has selected storage technologies from five companies that can offer ancillary services to support increased reliability and efficiency of the grid. The five companies are Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., Convergent Energy and Power LLC, Dimplex North America LTD, Hecate Energy and Hydrogenics Corp.

      By procuring storage, Ontario will get a head start on testing new technologies to help manage the changing conditions on the power system. The IESO will take the learnings from these new projects, totalling 34 megawatts (MW), to understand how to better manage the...

    • July 22, 2014

      A power sale agreement announced today will see Manitoba Hydro supply 25-megawatts of firm electricity to SaskPower from November 2015 to May 2022. When combined with a previously-announced short-term sale between the two utilities, the export deals are worth over $100 million.

      "We want to ensure that we are able to meet the growing demand for power across the province, and keep power reliable, affordable and sustainable," said Robert Watson, SaskPower President and CEO.

      "Although Manitoba Hydro regularly exports electricity to Saskatchewan, this 25-megawatt deal represents the first long-term firm sale between the two provinces in recent memory," said Scott Thomson, President and CEO of Manitoba Hydro. "It demonstrates that the demand for renewable hydroelectricity from M...

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    • July 29, 2014

      REXEL announces the appointment of Brian McNally to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President and CEO of Rexel North America, effective August 1st, 2014. In this role, Brian McNally will become a member of Rexel’s Executive Committee and be in charge of Rexel’s operations in North America, encompassing both the US and Canadian businesses, which represent about one-third of the Group’s total sales.

      This leadership change will reinforce and strengthen Rexel’s organization and management in North America. It comes in the wake of the previously announced decision by Executive Vice President and CEO of Rexel Holdings USA Christopher Hartmann to leave the company, as well as Jeff Hall’s recent decision to...

    • July 25, 2014

      BJ TAKE INC., a manufacturer of energy-efficient custom lighting products, announces the appointment of Munden Enterprise Ltd. as their representative in Atlantic Canada for BJ Take's complete line of LED and Fluorescent light fixtures. Tony Munden, President of Munden Enterprises Ltd. and his team bring years of experience and expertise selling to the Maritimes' electrical distribution industry. Tony can be reached at 902-542-9796 or e-mail tonymunden@eastlink.ca.

      www.bjtake.com | www.mundenenterprises.com

    • July 14, 2014

      HOUSE OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES LIMITED announces the appointment of Jim Wamsley as Western Region Sales Manager. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, spanning over 30 years in the electrical business. Jim will responsible for leading House of Electrical’s expansion in Southwestern Ontario. Jim’s extensive experience in the areas of sales, purchasing, and operations as well as his leadership abilities will provide an important catalyst for the company’s growth plans in the region. “We are very excited to have Jim join our team” says Austin Brennan, President – House of Electrical Supplies, “He has a proven track record of success in growing the companies he has been associated with throughout his career in the electrical...

    • July 10, 2014

      LITELINE CORPORATION, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial lighting fixtures, announces that its very own Sarah Silverstein has recently been selected to join the Illuminating Engineering Society's Board as the Emerging Professionals Chair.

      Representing the IES Emerging Professionals community from which she was previously involved, Sarah now takes on the responsibilities of overseeing the Toronto-region group for the duration of one year.

      Appointed based from a collective of anonymous votes cast by current members of the Emerging Professionals group, Sarah will take on her new position this summer. Along with representing the Emerging Professionals and attending monthly board meetings, the role also involves commitment to...

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    • July 24, 2014

       The HOBO Plug Load logger is designed to monitor energy consumption of AC-powered plug in loads. This compact device can be used as a power meter with its built-in LCD for real-time energy monitoring or as a data logger that can record up to 1.4 million measurements for analysis. With the ability to view or log true RMS voltage (V), true RMS current (A), active power (W), active energy (Wh), apparent power (VA... read more

    • July 23, 2014

       Klein Tools, for professionals since 1857, advances its Voice/Data/Video (VDV) product line by offering the new Scout® Pro 2 Series of cable testers. The Scout Pro 2 is a multi-functional tester that tests voice, data and video connections. It also locates cable runs with location ID remotes, supports multiple tones to decipher wires and can measure... read more

    • July 23, 2014

      Hammond Power Solutions is delighted to announce the launch of their new reactor, the HPS Centurion® R. This reactor provides a unique blend of improved performance and reliability while reducing the product footprint.

      The HPS Centurion® R reactor is designed to address both line-side and load-side... read more



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