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Schneider Electric, ABB receive BSI Canada’s award

Congratulations to Schneider Electric Solar Business and ABB Inc. Power & Industrial Systems on receiving the 2014 Award of Excellence for single-site and multi-site management systems from BSI Canada! >> Read full article

Vancouver Island First Nations to analyze hydro projects

Two British Columbia First Nations on northern Vancouver Island are making plans for future hydro projects thanks to boosts from the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund. >> Read full article

PowerStream signs with Korean utility for smart grid projects

PowerStream and Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that outlines four project initiatives the two energy companies will undertake over the next three to five years. These projects will further the development of smart distribution and micro grid networks in the North American marketplace, says PowerStream. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
Canaplus merger leads to AD Canada Plumbing & Heating

Canaplus merger leads to AD Canada Plumbing & Heating

Affiliated Distributors (AD)—a $31-billion contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group—announced the establishment of AD Canada Plumbing & Heating through a merger with Canaplus Limited Partnership, a buying group in Canada for independent Canadian wholesale distributors of plumbing and heating supplies, and related products. >> Learn More…


Legrand’s Evolution series now features Wiremold wall box

As part of the Evolution series of floor, wall and ceiling boxes, Legrand has introduced the Wiremold hinged wall box to provide access to power, data and A/V connections. >> Read full article

Burndy releases PATCUT4CUAL-Li cutter

The latest addition to Burndy’s Patriot family of battery powered installation tools is the PATCUT4CUAL-Li, an 11-ton 18V lithium-ion cable cutter. >> Read full article

Global Tech launches Solstice mini retrofit lamps

Global Tech LED has launched new Solstice mini LEDs, AC screw-in, 50W, PAR38 recessed ceiling-retrofit lamps. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WorldSkills Sao Paulo 2015

Date & Location: Aug. 11-16 • Sao Paulo, Brazil
Info: The 43rd WorldSkills competition is being held in South America for the first time. Students from over 60 countries and regions in the Americas, Europe, Asia, South Pacific and Africa will be gong head-to-head, simulating challenges of professions that must be met within international standards of quality. Some of the technical and professional skills being demonstrated include the electronics and electrical installations industries among many others. >> More Info

18th Annual OEL Industry Golf Tournament

Date & Location: Aug. 12 • Nobleton, Ont.
Info: Mark your calendar for Ontario Electrical League’s annual golf tournament, being held at Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Shotgun Tee-Off starts at 9:30 a.m. >> More Info

SEGE 2015: IEEE conference on smart energy grid engineering

Date & Location: Aug. 17-19 • Oshawa, Ont.
Info: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is hosting SEGE 2015 at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The international conference deals with all things related to smart energy grid engineering and aims to provide an opportunity to discuss various engineering challenges. >> More Info

EFC 15th Annual Federation Cup Golf Tournament

Date & Location: Aug. 19 • Milton, Ont.
Info: Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is hosting its 15th Annual Federation Cup Golf Tournament August 19, 2015, at RattleSnake Point Golf Club in Milton, Ont. Golf fee includes: green fees, power cart, hot breakfast, beverages, lunch, reception, and dinner. >> More Info