Five PowerStream Contest Winners Take Home Apple iPad 3s

Five PowerStream Contest Winners Take Home Apple iPad 3s 
Participation in "Follow the Smart Grid to Win" campaign pays off in
more ways than one 
VAUGHAN, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/23/12 -- Five participants
from PowerStream's recently held "Follow the Smart Grid to Win"
online contest walked away with Apple iPad 3s yesterday, receiving a
high-tech prize for learning about the electric utility's high-tech
Smart Grid and the benefits to consumers. 
The winning contestants were Edward Li of Markham, Lisa Selby of
Scarborough, Michael Boddy of Richmond Hill, Greg Rushton of Barrie
and Vladimir (Zev) Berkovich of Vaughan. 
The five winners were selected by random draw of all contestants and
were invited to collect their prize at PowerStream's head office in
Vaughan. The winners were also treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of
the company's System Control Centre where they were shown the many
features of Smart Grid technologies in action. 
The four-week contest, used to help build consumer awareness for
Smart Grid and its benefits, began on October 15 and coincided with
the opening of a two-day SmartGrid Canada Conference on 'Engaging the
Consumer'. 
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--  "Engaging consumers so that they become more aware of Smart Grid and how
    the various technologies being implemented benefits them now, as well as
    in the future, is a critical element of PowerStream's overall plan in
    building a smarter and more intelligent electricity distribution
    system," said Mark Henderson, Executive Vice President, Asset Management
    and Chief Operating Officer, PowerStream. "We thank all those consumers
    who participated in the contest and hope that they all now have better
    understanding and appreciation of Smart Grid and what it will mean to
    them." 

 
BACKGROUND 
- In order to participate in the contest, consumers first had to
register to play on a specified website and then follow tweets,
posted on Twitter @PowerStreamNews, about the contest and Smart Grid
benefits. Participants earned extra chances to win each time they
promoted the contest or the benefits of Smart Grid through retweets
on their personal Twitter network. 
- During the contest period, October 15 - November 9, more than 600
Ontario consumers registered to play in PowerStream's 'Follo
w the
Smart Grid to Win' contest.  
- More information about PowerStream's innovative Smart Grid
technologies is available on the company's web and social media
sites.  
ABOUT POWERSTREAM 
PowerStream is a community-owned energy solutions company that
provides power and related services to more than 355,000 customers
residing or owning a business in communities located immediately
north of Toronto and in Central Ontario. It is jointly owned by the
Cities of Barrie, Markham and Vaughan. 
LET'S CONNECT! 
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Contacts:
PowerStream Inc.
Eric Fagen
Director, Corporate Communications
Media Line (24/7): 905-532-4400
News@PowerStream.ca
www.PowerStream.ca
 
 
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