Energy Company Marks Eighth Year of Involvement in Annual Global Awareness Event
VAUGHAN, ON--(Marketwired - March 20, 2015) - PowerStream is once again encouraging its customers to join the utility in participating in Earth Hour from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
PowerStream, which serves several communities in York Region and Simcoe County, will be participating in Earth Hour by powering down the lights at its four locations in Vaughan, Markham and Barrie, as well as reporting municipal power consumption reduction totals throughout its service territory during Earth Hour. Collus PowerStream will also be participating, powering down lights at its office in Collingwood.
PowerStream is further demonstrating its commitment to this annual climate change global awareness event by sponsoring Vaughan's 2015 Earth Hour Lantern Walk and Markham's 2015 Earth Hour Celebration.
The Vaughan Earth Hour event will be held at Vaughan City Hall, while Markham Earth Hour activities will take place at Cornell Community Centre. Both events will feature displays showcasing PowerStream's energy conservation programs.
PowerStream is a community-owned energy company providing power and related services to more than 370,000 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.
ABOUT EARTH HOUR
Earth Hour is WWF's global environmental movement. As one of the first open-sourced climate change campaigns, Earth Hour has grown from a symbolic event in one city to the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment. In 2014, Earth Hour engaged individuals, businesses and organizations in over 7,000 cities and 162 countries and territories during the hour and beyond. In 2015, Earth Hour aims to harness the power of its millions of supporters worldwide to change climate change.