5:30 a.m., June 21)
One opening support centre near Navan
Special to OrléansOnline.ca
an effort to better serve its suburban clients in the
east end of Ottawa, Hydro One is opening a support centre
on Frank Kenny Road near Navan. The centre is scheduled
to be open by the end of the year and will employ 18 people.
to a press release issued by Hydro One, the centre will
be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair
of the electrical distribution system serving approximately
28,000 customers in the former municipality of Cumberland
including the communities of Queenswood Heights and Fallingbrook..
One has made signifcant upgrades to improve distribution
in the area totalling $4 million over the past three years
2009, the company installed a new feeder on Innes Road,
replaced electrical equip.m.ent at a Hydro One station on
Trim Road and replaced a significant number of poles and
wires. Additional upgrades which were carried out include
a new underground line between John Quinn Road and Parkway
Road, which will improve reliability and help facilitate
repairs should outages occur.
have made improvements to our Orléans area operations
an important focus in recent years," said Laura Formusa,
President and CEO, Hydro One. "Our ongoing investments
in local electricity infrastructure and the establishment
of a new work-centre are proof of Hydro One's commitment
to investing in our system and providing a high level
of service for our customers in the Orléans area."
people of Orléans expect and deserve the best possible
service in return for their electricity rates," said
Phil McNeely, MPP (Ottawa-Orléans). "We have
been working on behalf of local ratepayers with Hydro
One this past year to improve service and so we welcome
their decision to establish a new work centre in Orléans."
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.
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