Fast Facts

On December 31, 2015*

Our Assets
Own and operate the second largest municipally-owned electricity distribution system in Ontario with distribution assets valued at: $1.355 Billion
A distribution system consisting of overhead circuit wires: 2,505 km
A distribution system consisting of underground cable: 5,157 km
Transformer stations: 11
Municipal substations: 54
Transformers: 44,749
Switchgear: 1,890
Poles and pole structures: 39,323
Solar PV panels: 81,682
Our Customers
PowerStream Inc. is the second largest municipally-owned electricity distribution company in Ontario, providing service to residential and business customers in Alliston, Aurora, Barrie, Beeton, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Penetanguishene, Markham, Richmond Hill, Thornton, Tottenham and Vaughan. 362,057
Residential: 321,026
Commercial under 50 kW demand: 32,107
Commercial over 50 kW demand: 4,873
Large industrial user: 2
Sentinel lights: 93
Street lighting: 43
Generators: 991
Our Service Area
Geographical size of service territory: 806.6 km2
Our Distribution of Electricity
Total electricity billed in 2015: 8,413 GWh
2015 system peak demand - July 28, 2015: 1,794 MW
All-time system peak demand - July 17, 2013: 1,972 MW
Average annual electricity consumption billed in 2015 per Residential customer: 8,422 kWh
Average annual electricity consumption billed in 2015 per Commercial customer: 141,205 kWh
Our Generation of Electricity
Total electricity generated in 2015: 24.3 GWh
Total capacity: 18.26 MWac
Our Employees
Full-time employees: 560

*Includes rate regulated and solar generation business, but does not include statistics from Collus PowerStream