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GALLERY: AEL’s Electrical Learning Expo (March 2015) Calgary

March 27, 2015 - Alberta Electrical League (AEL) recently concluded its annual one-day Electrical Learning Expo in Calgary, Alta., and EBMag was there to take in some of the sessions, and bring you photos from the show floor. (Photos A. Capkun)

GALLERY: OEN luncheon with Bruce Power’s Duncan Hawthorne (Feb 2015) Toronto

February 11, 2015 - Bruce Power’s Duncan Hawthorne is a man who likes to talk nuclear power, and to ensure it’s properly positioned as a critical element in Ontario’s energy supply mix.

GALLERY: CanSIA’s Solar Canada 2014 (Dec 2014) Toronto

December 9, 2014 - The Canadian Solar Industries Association’s (CanSIA’s) annual conference, Solar Canada, just wrapped up its 2014 instalment, where practitioners and the curious come to learn of advancements in solar energy technology and policy, and network with colleagues and stakeholders from around the country and the world.

Business

Thomas & Betts Central Region sales office moves to Burlington

March 31, 2015 - It’s time to update your Address Book because, as of March 30, 2015, the new address for Thomas & Betts’ Central Region sales office is:

PowerStream showcases Ontario’s new Conservation First framework

March 31, 2015 - Ontario’s energy minister Bob Chiarelli was recently in Vaughan, Ont. to commend PowerStream and PowerStream customer, Vision Extrusions, for their work towards greater energy conservation.

Philips selling majority interest in combined LED components and Automotive

March 31, 2015 - Royal Philips says a consortium led by GO Scale Capital will acquire an 80.1% interest in Philips’ $3.3-billion US combined LED components and Automotive Lighting business, with Philips retaining the remaining 19.9% interest (including a 34% interest in the Lumileds US operations).

Personalities

CSA Group announces interim leadership office as CEO retires

March 30, 2015 - CSA Group president and CEO, Ash Sahi, recently announced that his previously acknowledged retirement will become effective on March 31, 2015 and an Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) will be created to provide interim leadership, as the global search for a successor continues.

Mike Doherty joins Shermco Canada in Learning and Continual Improvement

March 23, 2015 - Mike Doherty—EBMag’s “Electrical Safety 360” columnist—has joined Shermco Canada as director of Learning and Continual Improvement.

Students on The Rock are HotShots at energy conservation

March 22, 2015 - Four classes of students in Newfoundland & Labrador were rewarded for their energy conservation knowledge and creativity by being named grand prize winners of the K-I-C Start energy conservation contest for grades kindergarten through 6.