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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

Congratulations to Canada's Greenest Employers 2015!

April 22, 2015 - A number of industry players received gold—or should we say green—stars this Earth Day after being named to Canada's Greenest Employers for 2015.

Hilti, Phoenix Contact and Rittal great places to work, 2015

April 20, 2015 - Congratulations to Hilti (Canada) Corp., Phoenix Contact Ltd. and Rittal Systems Ltd.—all named to the list of 100 Best Workplaces in Canada for 2015, which is produced by Great Place to Work (GPTW) and published by The Globe & Mail.

ESA seeks input on large home, apartment and condo fees - 2015

April 20, 2015 - Thanks ECAO for letting us know Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is looking for licensed electrical contractors that regularly work on large new single-family dwellings, or large apartments or condos, to be part of Working Group meetings in May.

Personalities

EPCOR president and CEO David Stevens to retire

April 21, 2015 - The president & CEO of EPCOR Utilities Inc., David Stevens, is retiring, but will remain in his position as the board initiates the recruitment process for his replacement.

Global Tech LED hires Richard Racey as sales and marketing director

April 20, 2015 - Richard Racey has joined Global Tech LED as the director for sales and marketing, announced Gary Mart, CEO of Global Tech LED.

OBIT: Lutron founder and chair, Joel Spira

April 16, 2015 - Joel S. Spira—credited with inventing the first solid-state electronic dimmer and founder of Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.—passed away at his home April 8, 2015, at the age of 88.