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Canadian Electricity Association Recognizes Sustainability Leaders at 125th Anniversary Celebration

OTTAWA, Ontario – November 16, 2016. The Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) announced the winners of the 2016 Sustainable ElectricityTM Awards today at its 125th anniversary celebration in Toronto, Ontario.

“The winners of this year’s awards yet again epitomize the pinnacle of the electricity sector’s commitment to mainstreaming sustainability, innovation, collaboration and strategic partnerships,” said the Honourable Sergio Marchi, CEA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “As we look to the future, and continue to modernize our electricity system to meet the evolving needs of our customers and communities, these core elements of sustainability will play an essential role.”

The annual Awards, evaluated by an independent Public Advisory Panel chaired by Gord Miller, former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (2000-2015) under CEA’s flagship Sustainable Electricity program, recognize companies and individuals committed to advancing innovative and sustainable business practices.

The 2016 Sustainable Electricity™ Award Winners are:

  • Toronto Hydro Corporation
    Integrated Approach to Sustainability
  • Horizon Utilities Inc.
    Continuous Performance Improvement
  • Ontario Power Generation
    Leadership in External Collaboration and Partnerships
  • Neil Freeman, Vice President, Business Development, Horizon Utilities Inc.
    Individual Sustainability Leadership

Click here to learn more about the achievements of the Award winners.

About CEA

Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) members generate, transmit and distribute electrical
energy to industrial, commercial, residential and institutional customers across Canada
every day. From vertically integrated electric utilities, independent power producers,
transmission and distribution companies, to power marketers, to the manufacturers and
suppliers of materials, technology and services that keep the industry running smoothly – all
are represented by this national industry association.

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For additional information:

Samara Wiseman
Manager, Public Affairs
Tel.: 613 688 2954
Cell: 613 355 4022
Email: wiseman@electricity.ca