TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Hydro One announced 30 highly skilled storm responders are heading to Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) to help restore power to residents still affected by post-tropical storm Fiona. Expected to arrive on Monday, this team will be met by a number of Hydro One crew members making their way from Nova Scotia as restoration work there wraps up.
“We are proud to have storm responders who are willing to leave their loved ones over the holiday weekend to help fellow Canadians still in the dark,” said Chong Kiat Ng, Vice President of Distribution, Hydro One. “As we know from experience here at home, the race to restore power with every passing day becomes more and more critical. This dedicated and highly skilled team will help get the lights back on for the remaining Maritime Electric customers.”
Hydro One is proud to assist utilities in need. In these mutual assistance situations, all costs are covered by the utilities receiving help. The company has received 12 emergency response awards from the Edison Electric Institute for its storm recovery efforts, including their restoration work following Hurricane Irma in 2017 and the devastating nor’easter storms Riley and Quinn in 2018.
Hydro One Limited, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, is Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution provider with approximately 1.5 million valued customers, approximately $30.4 billion in assets as at December 31, 2021, and annual revenues in 2021 of approximately $7.2 billion.
Our team of approximately 9,300 skilled and dedicated employees proudly build and maintain a safe and reliable electricity system which is essential to supporting strong and successful communities. In 2021, Hydro One invested approximately $2.1 billion in its transmission and distribution networks, and supported the economy through buying approximately $1.7 billion of goods and services.
We are committed to the communities where we live and work through community investment, sustainability and diversity initiatives. We are designated as a Sustainable Electricity Company by the Canadian Electricity Association.
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SOURCE Hydro One Inc.