Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

March 17, 2017

Ontario Energy Network Appoints New PresidentJohn Loucks will join the Ontario Energy Network (OEN) as president effective April 1, 2017. After a period of transition, John will also assume the title of CEO.

John has more than 30 years in the energy sector, beginning his career in engineering, conservation and technical service positions, first at the City of Calgary (now ENMAX) and then at Brampton Hydro. He joined Napanee Public Utilities Commission as CEO (General Manager), then assumed the same position with Nanticoke Hydro-Electric Commission. Subsequently, John joined Brantford Power as Chief Operating Officer.

He has served seven terms on the MEA, MEARIE and EDA boards, twice chairing MEARIE before becoming Chair of EDA in 2009. John also served on numerous Ministry of Energy committees, led an industry delegation that toured energy projects in Denmark, chaired the EDA Conservation & Demand Management Caucus, and chaired the MEARIE subsidiary MMI.

John joined the EDA in 2011 as Vice President, Corporate and Members Affairs, eventually becoming Executive Vice President and serving the association as President and CEO in 2015-2016.



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Low-Voltage TrendsThe shift from electrical to digital systems, and the emerging low-voltage power options to supply them, may be the biggest change the electrical industry has seen in the last 100 years. This transition is having significant impact on every aspect of the traditional electrical channel, from product conception, production, sales, delivery and installation.Equipping the channel to embrace emerging technologies, specifically those related to low-voltage direct current (LVDC) power developments,* and opportunities derived from LVDC systems, is the purpose of this research study by Electro-Federation Canada.

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Newman Electric

Newman Electric was founded in 1995 and has established itself as a leading electrical contractor throughout Atlantic Canada. Just last year the company was named “2016 Best Electrician” in The Chronicle Herald’s Reader Choice Survey.  Newman Electric offers electrical services in the residential, commercial and Industrial sectors that range in size from big to small projects.

The company started and remains locally owned and operated, employing over 40 certified and experienced electricians in the Halifax region.

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