Toronto Hydro Corporation

Toronto Hydro Corporation

June 17, 2008 13:51 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto Hydro 'Open for Business' Public Event at Yonge-Dundas Square

EDUCATION, DISPLAYS, RECRUITMENT, ENTERTAINMENT, GIVEAWAYS

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2008) -

Attention: Community Listings & Event Media City Desks

On Tuesday, June 24, Toronto Hydro Corporation ('Toronto Hydro') will 'OPEN FOR BUSINESS' during a public event that includes energy conservation activities, vehicles, equipment, educational displays, giveaways and recruitment in the heart of the city. Visitors will see Toronto Hydro from the inside out as Yonge-Dundas Square turns into a giant interactive exhibition providing the public with a rare look into all things Toronto Hydro.

SUSTAINABILITY:

Check out the latest technologies in sustainability such as: solar panels, wind turbines and smart meters.

RELIABILITY:

Get up close and personal with Toronto Hydro equipment such as transformers, street lights, generators, bucket trucks, etc. Old-timers will love the 'vintage' vehicles and equipment. Learn how Toronto Hydro is modernizing Toronto's electricity grid and what it means for your neighbourhood.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY:

Discover new conservation products and other energy saving ideas, devices and vehicles such as hybrids and scooters.

RECRUITMENT: Attention job seekers!

Drop by Toronto Hydro's on-site recruitment display to learn about future training and employment opportunities with the utility.

ENTERTAINMENT:

Enjoy a carnival-like atmosphere and celebration with musical entertainment, stilt walkers, and performers.



WHO: David O'Brien, President and CEO, Toronto Hydro Corporation
Anthony Haines, President, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Ltd.
Chris Tyrrell, President, Toronto Hydro Energy Services
Toronto Hydro employees from a variety of departments
(ie: Conservation, Community Relations, Street Lighting,
Infrastructure, Renewable Generation/Energy Services)

WHAT: TORONTO HYDRO LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE!
GREAT PHOTO AND PUBLIC EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

WHEN: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

PHOTO OP: 11:30 a.m. Toronto Hydro Corporation President gets "geared up"
for the future along with an apprentice who is completing her
fourth year of electrical trades training.

WHERE: Yonge-Dundas Square (corner of Yonge Street and Dundas Street),
Toronto

WHY: A one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience our local electricity
distribution company and Toronto Hydro Energy Services on
ground-level and come away with new ideas, fun giveaways and
career information!

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