SOURCE: PowerStream Inc.

PowerStream

October 02, 2014 14:55 ET

PowerStream Announces Best peaksaver Plus® Offer Yet

Conservation Program Now Includes a Limited-Time Free Home Energy Check-Up

VAUGHAN, ON--(Marketwired - October 02, 2014) - As part of its popular peaksaver PLUS conservation program, PowerStream is now offering a free Home Energy Check-up to the next 500 customers who sign up for the program. PowerStream energy advisors will identify and discuss energy saving opportunities to help these customers reduce electricity consumption and costs.

Funded by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA), the peaksaver PLUS program provides installation of free touch-screen programmable thermostats with online access, as well as in-home energy displays to customers who have central air conditioning.

PowerStream's WIN with peaksaver PLUS contest further offers qualified participants the chance to win a grand prize package of up to $15,000 in energy-efficient General Electric appliances. PowerStream customers who won the first two early birds draws, featured on the WIN with peaksaver PLUS contest winners page, received prizes including a Sharp 70" high definition LED television, a Panasonic digital camera, Black & Decker power tools, and a Nottawasaga Inn Resort getaway package.

The WIN with peaksaver PLUS contest is open to PowerStream customers who are currently enrolled in the company's peaksaver PLUS conservation program as well as those who enrol during the contest period. Current program participants can qualify simply by completing the contest entry form

Enrolment in PowerStream's peaksaver PLUS conservation program ends December 31, 2014. Customers can sign up now at 1-866-323-0206 or online at www.PowerStream.ca/peaksaverPLUS. For more information on eligibility please see the contest rules at http://winwithpeaksaverplus.ca/rules/.

QUOTES

  • "The peaksaver PLUS program is one of our most successful conservation initiatives to date," said John Curcio, Program Manager, Consumer Markets for PowerStream. "This contest has encouraged many customers to sign up for the conservation program, and the free in-home energy check-up will help our customers become more energy efficient." 

BACKGROUND

  • The peaksaver PLUS program was created by the OPA to help reduce the strain on the Ontario electricity system caused by central air conditioners operating at maximum during hot summer days. By activating peaksaver PLUS, air conditioners are cycled on and off to reduce electricity demand across the province.
  • There are currently over 190,000 peaksaver PLUS participants in Ontario with nearly 24,000 in PowerStream's service area alone.
  • PowerStream's WIN with peaksaver PLUS prize sponsors include: Black & Decker, DeWALT, General Electric, Honeywell, Napoleon, Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Panasonic, Sharp, Stanley, and Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre.

ABOUT POWERSTREAM

PowerStream is a community-owned energy company that provides power and related services to more than 370,000 customers residing or owning a business in communities located immediately north of Toronto and in Central Ontario. It is jointly owned by the Cities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan.

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