Project Summary Information
Residential Conservation & Energy Management
Powerstream’s distribution area: Alliston, Aurora, Barrie, Beeton, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Markham, Penetanguishene, Richmond Hill, Thornton, Tottenham and Vaughan
The objective of this program is to evaluate new technologies that support Ontario’s energy mandate to modernize the electricity system by providing reliable and efficient power. Rogers and PowerStream are undergoing a project to test technologies that help consumers reduce energy consumption and manage costs while giving them greater control over their day-to-day usage.
Rogers Communications is a leading diversified public Canadian communications and media company. Rogers isCanada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, Rogers is engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. Rogers is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.
Benefit(s) to Ontario Residents and Businesses
Rogers and PowerStream will be trialing new technologies that provide benefits to consumers, distribution companies and the grid as a whole. The solution will enable Ontarians to have greater control over their energy consumption and lower their monthly bills, while contributing to a more efficient energy grid.
PowerStream Inc. 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 municipalities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan.
Product development is currently under way.