The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) reports that Ontario's Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) have removed from service 5,109 iConA™ Generation 3.2 remote disconnect meters manufactured by Sensus as of the ESA-ordered deadline of March 31, 2015.
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is providing new opportunities for electricity consumers to help meet system needs and reduce overall costs. The IESO is competitively procuring a diverse portfolio of demand response (DR) pilot projects, totalling 100 megawatts—about the average peak electricity demand of the city of Kingston.
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC announces that Juan Macias has been named Canada Country President, reporting to Laurent Vernerey, President & CEO, North America. Juan comes to Schneider Electric from General Electric (GE), where he spent the last decade in leadership roles in Electrical Construction Products and Digital Energy Management. Prior to GE, Juan spent 15 years at ABB Inc. in sales and management across a broad spectrum of products and solutions in power transmission and distribution. Juan holds a B.S. Degree in industrial engineering from New Mexico State University and an MBA from Rollins College in Florida. In his role as Country President, Juan will continue to elevate Schneider Electric’s presence in Canada as a leader in energy management and automation solutions.
SURGEPURE CANADA CEO, Doug Piebiak, announces the appointment of ISTED Technical Sales as its Central Canadian agency covering Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Western Ontario. Representation for the region will be headed up by Ric Steele (Regina), Dave Isted (Saskatoon), and Ivo Lopes (Winnipeg) of ISTED Technical Sales.
CSA GROUP President and CEO, Ash Sahi, announced today that his previously acknowledged retirement will become effective Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. While the global search for a successor continues, an Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) will be created to provide interim leadership consisting of the Chief Operating Officer; Chief Financial Officer; EVP Human Resources; EVP Government Relations, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary; and Executive Director & VP Standards.
Legrand has upgraded its highly successful dual-service, furniture feed poke-thru device. The Wiremold® 4FFATC15 Series furniture feed poke-thru device is an excellent solution for feeding power, communication, and audio/video services to modular furniture systems in an open-space, above-grade environment.
With a 3/4" [19mm] opening for power and a larger 1 1/2" [38mm] opening for communication cabling, the 4FFATC15 Series furniture feed poke-thru offers more capacity for communication cabling than was previously available.