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4000 to 5000 MW of waterpower remains untapped Ontario

A new report shows that 4000 MW to 5000 MW of waterpower is available in Ontario, and can make a significantly increased contribution to toward helping the province meet its emerging electricity needs and decarbonization objectives. Prepared by Ontairo Power Generation, the report “Made-in-Ontario northern hydroelectric opportunities” focuses on new waterpower development opportunities in Northern Ontario, where the bulk of that waterpower potential is located.

Eaton helps drive standards for EV charging

The Charging Interface Initiative—a global industry association driving standards for electric vehicle charging—recently welcomed Eaton as a Core member. “At Eaton, we believe global technology standards are a critical catalyst for accelerating the adoption of safe, low-carbon electric transportation,” said Joseph Cappeta, EV charging infrastructure integration leader.

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8/10 provinces post decreases – Building permits, January 2023

The monthly total value of building permits in Canada decreased 4.0% in January to $9.8 billion. The residential sector declined 6.6% to $6.1 billion in January. The total value of non-residential sector permits was up slightly by 0.7% to $3.7 billion in January, with gains in the commercial component offsetting losses in both the industrial and institutional components. » So, where was the action?

Electrical Safety Workshop – Call for Presenters

Planning for the 2024 edition of the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop is well underway, and the Technical Program Committee is seeking technical papers for presentation. The workshop provides a forum for changing and advancing the electrical safety culture to enable sustainable improvement in eliminating electrical incidents, injuries and fatalities. Interested in submitting an abstract proposal for a technical paper and presentation, or for a tutorial? » Learn more

Health and safety PAYS for small business

During its Small Business Health & Safety Forum, Ontario’s WSIB announced the winners of its 2022 Business Health & Safety Leadership Awards. Now in its 5th consecutive year, the awards recognize the health & safety achievements of independently owned and operated businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Prizes range from $4000 to $10,000! » Read more



April 19-20, Montreal, Que. » More info

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