GALLERY – EDIST Conference and Exhibition (January 2013) Markham, Ont.
By Alyssa Dalton
January 21, 2013 – EBMag was pleased to attend its very first EDIST conference—and what a fantastic time we had chatting with Ontario’s local electricity distributors (LDCs) and the various electrical businesses tailored to the utility industry. Discussions revolved around the effects of Ontario LDC amalgamation…
after an Ontario Electricity Distribution Sector Review Panel report, published last month, recommended reducing 89 LDCs to about a dozen within the next two years. We heard contrasting possible outcomes such as eliminated overhead, lower electricity rates, and a diminished voice for ratepayers. Do you agree? (Photos A. Dalton)