Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited
Toronto Hydro Corporation

Toronto Hydro Corporation

November 08, 2007 12:57 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited Presents 4th Annual Festive Light Exchange

Exchanges encourage electricity conservation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2007) -

Attention: News, Assignment and Consumer Editors

Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited ("Toronto Hydro"), in partnership with the City of Toronto, and Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA), is hosting neighbourhood Festival Light Exchanges to promote electricity conservation.

Toronto Hydro is getting into the spirit of the season by offering Toronto residents one (1) free string of energy-efficient LED seasonal lights in exchange for two (2) strings of incandescent seasonal lights. Last year's Festive Light Exchanges resulted in 8,877 old sets of incandescent seasonal lights being exchanged, taking 1.034 megawatts (MW) off the electricity grid.



- Thursday, November 8: Chinatown from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 10: Gerrard Indian Bazaar from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 14: Little Italy from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Thursday, November 15: Bloor West Village from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Friday, November 16: St. Clair Gardens from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Friday, November 16: The Kingsway from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood from 10 a.m. -
1 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Downsview Park from 2 - 4 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Bloor-Yorkville from 4 - 6 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: The Junction from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: GreekTown on the Danforth from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Albion-Islington Square from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Korea Town from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Rosedale Main Street from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, November 17: Wexford Heights from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Sunday, November 18: Queens Quay Harbourfront from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Thursday, November 29: Riverside District from 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday, December 1: The Beach from 4 - 6 p.m.


For more information on seasonal light electricity conservation and detailed location of events, visit http://www.torontohydro.com/SLED.

About Toronto Hydro-Electric System

A wholly owned subsidiary of Toronto Hydro Corporation, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited delivers electricity through a complex network of poles, wires and underground structures to 678,000 customers and distributes approximately 18 per cent of the electricity in the province of Ontario. Toronto Hydro Corporation is owned 100 per cent by the City of Toronto.

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