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2016

June 10, 2016 11:30 am -

Veridian unveils Tesla Powerwalls at corporate headquarters

May 12, 2016 1:30 pm -

Veridian Reminds Customers to Call Before You Dig

May 5, 2016 1:30 pm -

Veridian wins award for the development of an innovative web application that enhances customer communications during power outages

April 28, 2016 12:30 pm -

Veridian Corporation, Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation and Whitby Hydro Energy Corporation to Explore Benefits of Consolidation

April 19, 2016 3:45 pm -

Veridian President and CEO presents Gravenhurst Mayor and Council with cheque and makes special announcement

April 14, 2016 4:00 pm -

OEB sets new summer electricity prices for households and small businesses

March 16, 2016 10:00 am -

Veridian encourages customers to make year-round energy saving pledges as part of Earth Hour observances

March 1, 2016 9:00 am -

Local utilities warn customers of electricity bill phone scams during Fraud Prevention Month

February 2, 2016 8:45 am -

Veridian advances to Gold status for its continued commitment to sustainable travel

January 28, 2016 8:15 am -

Consumer Alert: OEB warns consumers of a possible scam

January 13, 2016 1:00 pm -

Veridian rolls out innovative microgrid project

2015

December 1, 2015 11:45 am -

Veridian employees reach 1 million hours without a lost-time injury

November 13, 2015 1:45 pm -

ESA: Is electrical safety at the top of your list?

October 30, 2015 9:15 am -

New program offers electricity bill relief for low-income households

October 16, 2015 3:00 pm -

OEB: New winter electricity prices for households and small businesses

October 9, 2015 9:30 am -

Ontario’s leading electric and gas utilities host successful Energy Into Action event

August 17, 2015 11:30 am -

Veridian joins community partners for record-setting build

August 13, 2015 9:30 am -

Veridian staff donate food and money to vital community agency

June 24, 2015 10:15 am -

Veridian recognizes 13 businesses for conservation leadership
Recipients achieved outstanding electricity conservation results in 2014

May 12, 2015 11:45 am -

#RespectThePower: Powerline Safety Awareness Week May 11 to 17 urges Ontarians to be mindful of powerlines

April 21, 2015 9:30 am -

The OEB sets new summer electricity prices for households and small businesses starting May 1.

March 26, 2015 1:50 pm -

Ontario to remove Debt Retirement Charge and launch Low-Income Electricity Support Program
Province assisting low-income Ontarians with electricity costs

March 25, 2015 11:45 am -

Veridian customers encouraged to power down for Earth Hour

February 19, 2015 9:30 am -

Veridian receives Silver status for its commitment to sustainable travel

January 29, 2015 11:50 am -

Veridian Connections deploys Clevest Mobile Workforce Management v5.1
Solution is now fully operational for Veridian’s asset inspection order types

2014

December 24, 2014 9:49 am -

Veridian brings some holiday cheer to local food bank

December 18, 2014 9:50 am -

Veridian reaches 750,000 hours without a lost-time injury

November 27, 2014 9:57 am -

LocalGrid and Veridian to Demonstrate the First Industrial Internet of Things Analytics Solution for the Power Grid

October 29, 2014 11:34 am -

Veridian educating customers on power restoration with special editions newsletter
Download a copy of the Power Outage Guide

October 16, 2014 12:12 pm -

New electricity prices for households and small business consumers
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September 29, 2014 12:20 pm -

Veridian delivers important message to local power users
Click here to learn about the critical role of local electric utilities

June 26, 2014 12:22 pm -

Veridian launches new web-based outage map

June 7, 2014 12:23 pm -

Veridian donation to help fund new engines for PARA’s search and rescue boat

May 28, 2014 12:24 pm -

Veridian’s Conservation Ambassadors make stop in Pickering at city’s annual Ribfest event

May 21, 2014 12:25 pm -

Veridian partners with Electrical Safety Authority to promote safe tree planting and pruning

May 1, 2014 12:28 pm -

New electricity prices for households and small business consumers
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April 14, 2014 9:59 am -

Veridian Connections Optimizes their Smart Grid with Tollgrade’s Award-Winning LightHouse® Platform

March 17, 2014 12:30 pm -

Veridian launches new user-friendly customer portal – my.veridian …

February 24, 2014 12:31 pm -

Veridian updates Gravenhurst customers on Friday’s outages …

2013

December 28, 2013 7:33 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 28, 2013 1:42 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 27, 2013 8:44 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 27, 2013 11:00 am -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 26, 2013 12:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 26, 2013 9:30 am -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 25, 2013 3:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 3:00 p.m.

December 25, 2013 11:06 am -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report

December 25, 2013 10:30 am -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 10:30 a.m.

December 24, 2013 8:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 8:00 p.m.

December 24, 2013 2:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 2:00 p.m.

December 24, 2013 10:00 am -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 10:00 a.m.

December 23, 2013 10:30 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 10:30 p.m.

December 23, 2013 7:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 7 p.m.

December 23, 2013 2:00 pm -

Veridian updates its community power outage status report - 2 p.m.

December 23, 2013 12:00 pm -

Veridian provides status report on power outages by community - 12 noon

December 23, 2013 10:24 am -

Veridian crews work through the night and restore service to 15,000 customers

Restoration efforts continue with 12,000 customers still without power

December 22, 2013 10:00 pm -

Veridian crews to continue working on power restoration efforts through the night

Pace of restoration to slow and most customers currently without power will remain with no service tonight

December 22, 2013 1:26 pm -

Status update on Veridian’s restoration efforts in Durham Region and Port Hope

December 18, 2013 1:26 pm -

Veridian reaches Gold status for its ongoing commitment to smart commuting

October 17, 2013 1:27 pm -

New electricity prices for households and small business consumers…

Related Information:
Backgrounder
Graphic of Time-of-Use Chart
Electricity Prices Explained Video
Time-of-Use Video

August 20, 2013 1:28 pm -

Veridian executive appointed to IHSA Board of Directors

August 7, 2013 1:29 pm -

Veridian launches Smartphone app for eBill and EZ Pay services

July 29, 2013 1:30 pm -

Power restoration in Gravenhurst nearing completion

July 25, 2013 1:30 pm -

Power restored to nearly all affected customers in Gravenhurst

July 24, 2013 1:33 pm -

Veridian crews working to restore power to remaining 500 customers in Gravenhurst

July 23, 2013 1:33 pm -

Power restoration work continues in Gravenhurst as 650 more customers have power

July 22, 2013 1:34 pm -

Veridian crews continue clearing trees and re-building lines to restore power to Gravenhurst residents

July 22, 2013 10:35 am -

Veridian crews continue clearing trees and re-building lines to restore power to Gravenhurst residents

July 20, 2013 1:37 pm -

Progress continues in Gravenhurst as 1,300 more customers have power

July 20, 2013 9:39 am -

Majority of Gravenhurst still without power

July 19, 2013 1:39 pm -

Veridian updates status of power restoration work in Gravenhurst

July 19, 2013 10:40 am -

Severe storm disrupts electricity supply to Gravenhurst residents

July 11, 2013 1:41 pm -

Veridian reminding customers to know who they're dealing with when there's a knock at the door

Utility receiving calls about suspicious activity in Belleville and Bowmanville

June 26, 2013 1:41 pm -

Veridian cautioning customers on door-to-door canvassing

April 16, 2013 1:42 pm -

Veridian's service area escapes storm with minor outages and damage

Utility deploys crew to Trenton to assist Hydro One's restoration efforts

April 5, 2013 1:42 pm -

New electricity prices for households and small business consumers

Related Information:
Backgrounder
Graphic of Time-of-Use Chart
Electricity Prices Explained Video
Time-of-Use Video

March 26, 2013 1:44 pm -

Veridian customers embrace darkness and power down for Earth Hour

Townships of Brock registers greatest impact with 2.7 per cent in electricity usage

March 19, 2013 1:45 pm -

Veridian customers encouraged to power down for Earth Hour

January 19, 2013 1:45 pm -

Veridian Connections joins epost with electricity e-bill for local Ontario communities

2012

December 13, 2012 1:46 pm -

Electric utilities cautioning customers on door-to-door canvassing

November 20, 2012 1:47 pm -

Durham Region utilities begin rollout of home assistance program

Benefits of energy efficiency coming for income-eligible residents

November 16, 2012 1:47 pm -

Veridian crew returns home from relief effort in northeast U.S.

November 5, 2012 2:01 pm -

Veridian crew on Long Island assisting in power restoration efforts

October 30, 2012 2:01 pm -

Veridian service territory escapes Hurricane Sandy with minor outages and damage

October 25, 2012 2:02 pm -

Veridian begins rollout of new conservation program

In-home energy display provides customers with meaningful information about their energy consumption

October 17, 2012 2:03 pm -

OEB adjusts electricity prices for residential and small business consumers …
Link to Graphic of TOU Price Chart
Link to RPP Video
Link to TOU Video

October 16, 2012 2:04 pm -

Veridian's Conservation Ambassadors helping customers save energy and money

Utility representatives visiting retail stores to promote coupons for energy-saving products

September 28, 2012 2:05 pm -

Veridian unveils rooftop solar array at company's headquarters

Project reaffirms utility's commitment to renewable electricity generation

September 20, 2012 2:06 pm -

Veridian executive recipient of 2012 Howard Sokolowski Award

September 11, 2012 2:06 pm -

Veridian recognizes 10 businesses for conservation leadership

'Conservation Champions' achieved outstanding electricity conservation results in 2011.

August 24, 2012 2:07 pm -

Veridian golf tournament raises $19,500 for community agencies

June 13, 2012 2:08 pm -

Durham to receive $2.8 million from Ontario Smart Grid Fund

June 11, 2012 2:09 pm -

Ontario Invests in Energate to Lead in Consumer Engagement for the Smart Grid

May 31, 2012 2:10 pm -

Veridian's Conservation Ambassadors kick-off summer tour this weekend in Pickering

Utility representatives to promote conservation programs to help customers conserve energy and better manage electricity costs

May 22, 2012 2:11 pm -

Veridian benefiting from Legend Power's automatic voltage regulator ...

View the Case Study

May 7, 2012 2:24 pm -

New navigation equipment for Quinte Search and Rescue thanks to Veridian grant

Mayor Neil Ellis, Veridian Chair Doug Dickerson, and company President and CEO Michael Angemeer help unveil new equipment.

April 19, 2012 2:25 pm -

OEB adjusts electricity prices for residential and small business customers

March 2, 2012 2:26 pm -

Veridian turns on new substation in Cannington

February 13, 2012 2:27 pm -

Veridian receives Readers' Choice Award

Utility voted best Energy Service Provider in Durham Region

2011

November 16, 2011 2:27 pm -

Veridian recognized as Durham Region's Smart Commute Employer of the Year

Award demonstrates utility's commitment to reducing environmental impacts of commuting to work

October 18, 2011 2:28 pm -

Fall saveONenergy PLEDGE campaign launches with new incentive

Participants rewarded with 100 bonus AIR MILES® for having old fridge or freezer picked up

October 17, 2011 2:28 pm -

OEB Adjusts Electricity Prices for Residential and Small Business Consumers

October 5, 2011 2:30 pm -

Reports of a Smart Meter 'Explosion' in Pickering Erroneous

August 26, 2011 2:30 pm -

Veridian golf tournament raises $35,000 for community agencies

Utility's corporate social responsibility continues to strengthen communities it serves

August 4, 2011 2:31 pm -

New saveONenergy pledge campaign launches

Participants rewarded with 15 AIR MILES® reward miles

July 21, 2011 2:32 pm -

Veridian's Conservation Ambassadors arrive in Gravenhurst this weekend to help residents stay cool during summer's heat

Ambassadors to educate customers on conserving electricity during heat wave, managing electricity costs and new conservation programs

July 6, 2011 2:32 pm -

Veridian to offer conservation advice and incentives this weekend in Belleville

Utility's 'Conservation Ambassadors' making community appearances to promote conservation programs

May 16, 2011 2:33 pm -

Veridian launches safety campaign to raise awareness and educate public on safe digging and dangers of electrical equipment.

Visit our Electrical Safety section to learn more

March 24, 2011 2:34 pm -

Veridian customers issued coupon booklets with discounts on energy-efficient products

Utility's 'Conservation Ambassadors' scheduled for community appearances to provide conservation tips and advice

March 22, 2011 2:34 pm -

Veridian customers encouraged to power down for Earth Hour

March 18, 2011 2:35 pm -

Veridian helps Ajax Community Fund surpass its goal

March 3, 2011 2:36 pm -

Veridian part of innovative electric vehicle project
Video: Ontario’s Electric Vehicles Plan Revs Up

February 28, 2011 2:38 pm -

Province-wide saveONenergy campaign launches
Visit our Conservation section to learn more

January 24, 2011 2:39 pm -

Veridian employees raise over $35,000 for United Way

January 17, 2011 2:40 pm -

Veridian begins rollout of Ontario Clean Energy Benefit

January 11, 2011 2:41 pm -

Veridian wins award for promotion of conservation program