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Canadian Niagara Power Inc. is committed to keeping its customers informed about our current programs and services, any changes in our services that may affect them, and about our work in the community.

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Recent News & Media

Canadian Niagara Power Donates $6,500 to Reach Out Centre

Friday, December 10, 2010

CNP Donates $6,500 to Reach Out CentreDecember 10, 2010 (Port Colborne, Ontario) - Canadian Niagara Power Inc. (CNPI) announced today that it is making a donation to the Port Cares Reach Out Centre in Port Colborne in the amount of $6,500. This donation is for the installation of energy efficient renovations to support the completion of the Centre’s capital building project. This donation was made possible through an initiative between CNPI and the Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation programs.

The Port Cares Reach Out Centre is a meal program and drop-in centre located in Port Colborne, open to the entire community. The Centre, which served 14,600 meals in 2010, offers a friendly environment providing nutritious lunch time meals in an outreach and social support network. Supported by the local community and the United Way of South Niagara, the Centre is open to all families at 61 Nickel Street each week on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Sunday breakfast served at 9:00 a.m.

“Our Company recognizes the need for such valuable community programs as the Reach Out Centre as well as the importance of promoting energy conservation in the communities where we serve. With this donation, CNPI is helping provide energy efficiency renovations which will save on future energy costs for both the Reach Out Centre and the City of Port Colborne,” said Glen King, Vice President Finance & CFO of CNPI.

As an advocate of responsible energy usage, CNPI encourages customers to consider conservation measures such as changing to energy efficient lighting, installing programmable thermostats, weatherstripping doors and windows, and take advantage of the energy conservation programs offered by the Ontario Power Authority.

“This donation from Canadian Niagara Power Inc. shows the support for this community that has been growing since CNPI entered into the lease agreement with Port Colborne Hydro Inc.,” stated Mayor Badawey. “We are very pleased that Port Cares, who are helping many of our residents, is the beneficiary of this generosity.”

FortisOntario is headquartered in Fort Erie, has operations in electricity distribution and transmission and serves approximately 65,000 customers primarily located in Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Cornwall, Gananoque and the Algoma district of Ontario and meets a peak demand of 296 MW. FortisOntario is 100% owned by Fortis Inc. of St. John’s, Newfoundland. For more information on FortisOntario, please visit the corporate website at www.fortisontario.com.

For further information contact:
Kristine Carmichael
Manager, Corporate Communications, Customer Service
& Human Resources
FortisOntario Inc. (905) 871-0330, ext. 3209

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Peninsula Plastics Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Friday, December 3, 2010

Peninsula Plastics Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power;
Craig Bolton - President, Peninsula Plastics;
Kristine Carmichael - Manager, Customer Service & Corporation Communications, Canadian Niagara Power.

On December 3, Peninsula Plastic's President, Craig Bolton, was presented with a $7,849.66 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of the electricity savings achieved through a lighting retrofit completed at Peninsula Plastic's manufacturing facility.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting throughout the facility, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Craig Bolton and Peninsula Plastics on taking a pro-active, leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Ridgeway Lions Ridgewood Manor Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Ridgeway Lions Ridgewood Manor Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Bill Morkem - Superintendent, Ridgewood Manor
Jayne Dodds - Administrator, Ridgewood Manor
Ed Feiertag - Chair, Ridgewood Manor Board of Directors
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power

On September 7, Ridgeway Lions Ridgewood Manor Administrator, Jayne Dodds, was presented with a $2,010 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of electricity savings achieved through a lighting retrofit completed at the retirement facility.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting throughout the facility, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Lions Ridgewood Manor on taking a pro-active, leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Fort Erie's Crystal Ridge Arena Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Fort Erie's Crystal Ridge Arena Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Sean Hutton - Facilities Manager, Town of Fort Erie;
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power

On August 25, the Town of Fort Erie's Manager of Facilities, Sean Hutton, was presented with a $900 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of the electricity savings achieved through retrofitting the change-rooms at the Crystal Ridge Arena with occupancy sensors.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting controls in the facility, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Mr. Hutton and the Town of Fort Erie on taking a pro-active, leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Sherkston Community Centre Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Sherkston Community Centre Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Mike Feaghan - Vice President, Sherkston Neighborhood Recreation Committee;
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power

On August 25, Sherkston Community Centre's Vice President, Mike Feagan, was presented with a $778 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of the electricity savings achieved through a lighting retrofit completed at the centre.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting throughout the centre, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Sherkston Community Centre on taking a pro-active, leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Fort Erie's Garrison Place Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Fort Erie's Crystal Ridge Arena Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Ed Fortier, Executive Director;
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power

On August 25, Fort Erie's Garrison Place was presented with a $1,064 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of the electricity savings achieved through a lighting retrofit completed at the retirement facility.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting throughout the retirement facility, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Garrison Place on taking a pro-active leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Port Colborne's Home Building Centre Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures

Friday, August 13, 2010

Port Colborne's Home Building Centre Awarded for Energy and Cost-saving Measures
Pictured (left to right):
Frank Danch from Frank's Home Building Centre;
Mary Tibollo - CDM Specialist, Canadian Niagara Power

On August 13, Port Colborne's Frank's Home Building Centre store owner, Frank Danch, was presented with a $517 Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program (ERIP) cheque by Canadian Niagara Power. This was in recognition of the electricity savings achieved through a lighting retrofit completed at the store.

The Electricity Retrofit Incentive Program, offered by Canadian Niagara Power and the Ontario Power Authority, provides incentives for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional customers who complete electrical retrofits that result in demand savings and/or annual energy savings. By installing energy-efficient lighting throughout the store, the program will help reduce their environmental footprint, provide better illumination levels and reduced energy consumption.

The conservation programs for businesses offered by Canadian Niagara Power assist customers undergoing retrofits they might otherwise not be able to complete. Money saved on energy is money that can be directed instead to other priorities. We congratulate Mr. Danch, and Frank's Home Building Centre, on taking a pro-active, leadership role in energy conservation in our community.

 

Canadian Niagara Power Donates a $15,000 to Fort Erie Skate Park

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Canadian Niagara Power Donates a $15,000 to Fort Erie Skate ParkOctober 21, 2009 (Fort Erie, Ontario) - Canadian Niagara Power Inc. (“CNPI”) announced today that it is making a $15,000 donation in support of the new Fort Erie Skate Park. This donation will be earmarked for the purchase of new high efficient electric lighting being installed at the park. This donation was made possible through an initiative agreement between CNPI and the Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation programs. 

“Our Company recognizes the need for such a valuable community project that offers a safe and fun environment for our children and their families. With this donation, CNPI is once again able to partner with the Town to enhance Fort Erie’s parks and recreation system for the benefit of our residents,” said Bill Daley, President & CEO of CNPI.

“The Fort Erie Skate Park is a much needed and long awaited addition to Fort Erie's parks system”, stated Fort Erie Mayor Douglas Martin. “Members of the community have spent many years working towards this goal. I join them in applauding Canadian Niagara Power for its continued commitment to this community, and for helping to turn this dream into a reality.”

FortisOntario is headquartered in Fort Erie, has operations in electricity distribution and transmission and serves approximately 65,000 customers primarily located in Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Cornwall, Gananoque and the Algoma district of Ontario and meets a peak demand of 296 MW. FortisOntario is 100% owned by Fortis Inc. of St. John’s, Newfoundland. For more information on FortisOntario, please visit the corporate website at www.fortisontario.com.

For further information contact:
Kristine Carmichael
Manager, Corporate Communications, Customer Service
& Human Resources
FortisOntario Inc. (905) 871-0330, ext. 3209

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