Media Advisory - Nipissing First Nation and Hydro One launch Smart Meter and Time-of-Use Rate Pilot Project

May 20, 2009


    NORTH BAY, ON, May 20 /CNW/ - Media are invited to the signing of an
agreement between Hydro One and Nipissing First Nation and the launch of a
time-of-use electricity rates pilot project. The project will help educate
Hydro One's Nipissing First Nation customers about time-of-use electricity
rates and energy management strategies to manage electricity use and bills
under time-of-use rates when they come into effect.
    Following a project overview and remarks by Chief Marianna Coochie, of
the Nipissing First Nation, and Laura Formusa, President and CEO of Hydro One,
media will be invited to interview officials.Where:   Nbissing Secondary School (Education Centre)
             469B Couchie Drive, Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, Ontario

    When:    Thursday, May 21, 2009; 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
             10:00 am - 11:00 am: Nipissing Pilot Project Overview
             Presentation in Science Room, Nbissing Secondary School

             11:00 am:  MOU Signing Ceremony (photo-opportunity)

    Who:     Chief Marianna Coochie, of the Nipissing First Nation
             Laura Formusa, President and CEO, Hydro One Inc.

    Contact: Hydro One Media Relations, Daniele Gauvin, (416) 345-6908Hydro One delivers electricity safely, reliably and responsibly to homes
and businesses across the province of Ontario and owns and operates Ontario's
29,000 km high-voltage transmission network that delivers electricity to large
industrial customers and municipal utilities, and a 123,000 km low-voltage
distribution system that serves about 1.3 million end-use customers and
smaller municipal utilities in the province. Hydro One is wholly owned by the
Province of Ontario.



For further information:

For further information: Hydro One Media Relations, Daniele Gauvin,
(416) 345-6908


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