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Posted Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Guelph, Ont., June 13, 2017—Guelph City Council voted to continue researching possible mergers between Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and other publicly-owned electricity utility companies. “We will come back to City Council again in the fall with the results of a preliminary business case and more detailed discussions. Then, if Council decides to begin formal merger negotiations, we’ll share the names of all parties involved,” said Derrick Thomson, Co-chair of the S...

Posted Friday, June 09, 2017

Keep safety in mind when landscaping this spring  (GUELPH, ON) June 8, 2017 – Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. understands that homeowners may not consider green electric transformer boxes on their lawns to be beautiful lawn ornaments. With landscaping season upon us, some may be considering how best to screen them from view. If you have a “pad-mounted transformer” on your property and are considering doing any landscaping, for safety reasons and to ensure the reliability o...

Posted Friday, June 02, 2017

Key Facts Guelph City Council meeting June 13 at 6:30 p.m., 2017 City Hall, Council Chambers 1 Carden Street, Guelph Community delegations are invited to register by June 9 at 10 a.m. 519-837-5603 clerks@guelph.ca register online at guelph.ca/delegations Media release Guelph, Ont., June 2, 2017 – On June 13, Guelph City Council will decide whether to continue researching potential mergers between Guelph Hydro and other publicly-owned local electricity distribution companies. In Februa...

Posted Friday, May 19, 2017

(GUELPH, ON) May 19, 2017 – For the convenience of customers, Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. is extending its call centre hours for the summer. Customers who are moving or who have questions about their Guelph Hydro bill or services can call 519-822-3010 to speak with a representative from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. Outside of business hours, customers can open or close accounts online at www.guelphhydro.com. Customers can also contact Guel...

Posted Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Powerline Safety Week - consumer adMay 15 to 21 is Powerline Safety Week  Don’t take safety for granted, always be aware of overhead and underground wires. GUELPH & WATERLOO REGION, ON (May 16, 2017) – The impact of coming into contact with a powerline is instant and often lethal. Within the past decade, 23 Ontarians have died due to contact with live powerlines,[1] and many more people have been seriously injured. Even getting too close to a powerline can kill you or cause serious injury. Electricity rarely giv...