EnerCare Inc.
TSX : ECI

EnerCare Inc.

September 22, 2014 06:50 ET

EnerCare Receives Competition Clearance for Acquisition of Direct Energy's Home and Small Commercial Services Business in Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2014) -

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EnerCare Inc. ("EnerCare") (TSX:ECI) and EnerCare Solutions Inc. ("EnerCare Solutions" and with EnerCare, the "Company"), one of Canada's leading providers of energy conservation products and services, announced today that the Company has received clearance from the Competition Bureau under the Canadian Competition Act for its acquisition of the Ontario home and small commercial services business of Direct Energy Marketing Limited. The Company anticipates that the closing of the acquisition will occur on or about October 20, 2014.

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About EnerCare and EnerCare Solutions

EnerCare and EnerCare Solutions own a portfolio of approximately 1.1 million installed water heaters and other assets, rented primarily to residential customers in Ontario. EnerCare also owns EnerCare Connections Inc., a leading sub-metering company, with metering contracts for condominium and apartment suites in Ontario, Alberta and elsewhere in Canada.

Additional information regarding EnerCare and EnerCare Solutions is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or through EnerCare's investor relations website at www.enercareinc.com or at www.enercare.ca.

Source: EnerCare Inc.

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