Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro

Observing Organization

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Reduction commitment: Observing Organization in Milestone 2

Business Type: Utilities

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro is responsible for providing a safe, reliable supply of electricity for more than 90,000 homes and businesses across Kitchener and Wilmot Township.

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Notable Sustainability Projects:


Occupancy Sensors: Installed occupancy sensors to detect occupancy of a space and regulate lights and HVAC system.


Roof Replacement: Rebuilt 27,000sqft plant roof with improved design that will increase the building’s thermal resistance and insulation.

Lighting Retrofit: Converted all lighting in the control room & boardroom to LED bulbs. This project is estimated to have annual energy savings of 11,400 kWh/year.

Bathroom Retrofit: Low flow toilets and faucet motion sensors were installed in all office bathrooms.


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