Hydro One Brampton receives prestigious LDC Performance Excellence Award

Mar 12, 2009


    TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - Hydro One Brampton announced today it had
received the 2008 Local Distribution Company (LDC) Performance Excellence
Award. The award was presented to Hydro One Brampton in an awards ceremony at
the Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) Annual General Meeting in
Toronto earlier this week.
    The LDC Performance Excellence Award is presented to a member of the EDA
that has distinguished itself amongst its fellow members for performance
excellence in five categories: Occupational Health and Safety, Operational
Excellence, Financial Operations, Retail Strategies for Conservation and
Demand Management, and Contribution to the Community.
    "Hydro One Brampton strives for excellence in all that we do because of
our commitment to our customers, the community and to each other," said Roger
Albert, President and CEO, Hydro One Brampton. "This award is a welcome
recognition by the industry and is a direct result of that commitment."
    The Company has earned numerous awards in the past two years, and has
been recognized by the City of Brampton for its commitment to safety and waste
reduction.
    Hydro One Brampton sponsors and participates in many charitable events
each year, and also gives back to the community by sponsoring projects ranging
from annual scholarships for Brampton High School students to new equipment
for youth recreation in local parks, and at the Brampton YMCA. Hydro One
Brampton employees have raised more than $133,000 for the local hospital and
various other charities in 2008.
    Albert says the Company has also been focusing on sound environmental
management. "In the past three years, Hydro One Brampton customers have saved
57,530 megawatt-hours through our conservation programs," Albert said.
    During the past three years, Hydro One Brampton has participated in 20
community projects promoting energy conservation, including a retrofit program
for business customers and the PowerHouse Program to assist residential
customers ready to install renewal energy projects.
    Albert also noted the Company has the lowest controllable expenses of
large LDC utilities in Ontario, while earning a customer satisfaction rating
of 93% in the latest survey.

    Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. (Hydro One Brampton) is a subsidiary of
Hydro One Inc.



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