SOURCE: PowerStream Inc.

PowerStream

June 27, 2016 13:53 ET

PowerStream's Utility-Scaled Microgrid to Become Operational

PENETANGUISHENE, ON--(Marketwired - June 27, 2016) -

  
WHAT:PowerStream, in partnership with the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), will launch a utility-scaled microgrid, a technology which has the capacity to provide several hours of backup power supply for approximately 400 customers residing or owning a business in Penetanguishene.
  
 Referred to as the Penetanguishene Microgrid Energy Project, the launch event is taking place near the equipment of this cutting-edge technology, which is adjacent to PowerStream's Robert Street Municipal Substation located east of the town's Main Street.
  
WHO:Arthur Potts, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
 Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of the City of Markham and PowerStream Board Vice-Chair
 Brian Bentz, President & CEO, PowerStream
 Dr. Cho, President & CEO, KEPCO
  
WHEN:Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
  
WHERE:153 Robert St. Penetanguishene, ON
  

Photo/Interview Opportunities:

  • Arthur Potts, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
  • Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of the City of Markham and PowerStream Board Vice-Chair
  • Brian Bentz, President & CEO, PowerStream
  • Dr. Cho, President & CEO, KEPCO

PowerStream is a community-owned energy company, providing power and related services to more than 380,000 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.

Contact Information

  • Eric Fagen
    Vice President, Corporate Communications
    PowerStream Inc.
    Media Line (24/7): 905-532-4400
    Email: news@PowerStream.ca