Smart Grid Technologies
Smart Grid Technologies

Alectra Utilities (formerly PowerStream) is committed to reliable power, environmental stewardship and sustainable growth.

That's why we're excited to be Ontario’s leader in using Smart Grid technologies for the benefit of our customers and the communities we serve.

What's so smart about 'smart' electricity distribution systems?

Smart Grid TechnologiesHow about the fact that Smart Grids give you more of what you want and less of what you don't. Like more choice about managing your electricity costs. And less time spent waiting for the power to come on again after an outage. More green energy to power your community, with less air pollution, and more opportunities to plug in your electric vehicle, with zero money spent on gas. Sound smart?

It’s not just hype. As a forward-looking company, we’re convinced that the technologies related to the operation of a ‘smarter’— more intelligent — electricity distribution system are the way of the future, literally revolutionizing the way you’ll think about electricity. Consider this:

Read these Case Studies:

AT Analytics Technology

Smart Meter Technology

Transformer Loading

EV Electric Vehicle Technology

Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

Vehicle to Home (V2H) Power Supply

OT Operations Technology

Digital Fault Indicators


Self-healing Grid Technology

Smart Grid Technologies

HT Home Technology

Wireless Home Area Networks

AL Advocacy and Leadership

Renewable Generation

SE Stakeholder Engagement

Raising Awareness

Our Four Key Priorities

To ensure a seamless transition to this new reality, our focus in this area of our business is structured around four key priorities. They will guide us as we decide what type of investments to make in these technologies and what will work best for our customers. Our commitment is to:

  1. Empower customers to better manage and control their electricity use
  2. Improve reliability
  3. Maintain privacy and security
  4. Support local green energy projects and economic development

Learn more about how these new technologies work and how they will make a difference for you, at home and at work. Watch our Smart Grid video on YouTube that explains how Smart Grid is helping Ontario become a pioneer in the future of new technologies that are clean, modern, reliable and work to the benefit of the customer.