PENETANGUISHENE, ON--(Marketwired - August 26, 2015) - ATTENTION: Assignment Desks

WHAT: A ground-breaking ceremony signaling the construction start of a Micro Grid in Penetanguishene that, when completed in 2016, will provide up to 11 hours of backup power supply for approximately 400 of the utility's customers residing or owning a business in the town.

WHO: Gerry Marshall, Mayor, Town of Penetanguishene; Ann Hoggarth, MPP Barrie, Jeff Lehman, PowerStream Board member and Mayor, City of Barrie; Brian Bentz, President and CEO, PowerStream; Dr. Choi, In-Gyu, Senior Vice President, KEPCO Research Institute as well as Mark Henderson, EVP Asset Management and COO, PowerStream.

WHEN: Friday, August 28, 2015, 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Robert Street Municipal Substation
153 Robert Street East
Penetanguishene, Ontario
L4H 0A9

Photo/Interview Opportunities:

  • Ground-breaking ceremony
  • VIP interviews about the project, the benefits to PowerStream customers in Penetanguishene and what it means to Ontario consumers -- Brian Bentz, Ann Hoggarth, Jeff Lehman, Dr.Choi, In-Gyu and Mark Henderson

Contact Information:

Media Contact:

Eric Fagen
PowerStream Inc.
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
Media Line (24/7): 905-532-4400
Email: eric.fagen@PowerStream.ca