As a part of the Go Green Plant a Tree Campaign, that ran from January 22 – March 31, 2018, Essex Powerlines (EPL) will be planting 1,000 trees in its shareholder municipalities. The campaign encouraged EPL customers to make the switch to paperless billing and as added green initiative to the community, a tree would be planted in their municipality. “We are truly committed to making our communities greener together,” stated Joe Barile, General Manager. “We have to thank our customers who made this such a success.”

The Essex Power team will be out today in Amherstburg planting trees:

Wednesday May 9, 2018- 12:30 PM
Golfview Parkette | Golfview Dr, Amherstburg

In addition to these events, EPL have donated a portion of the trees to elementary schools within each municipality. “It was very important for us to find a way to engage our youth in this initiative. We have seen a great uptake from the elementary schools to take part,” added Barile.

Essex Powerlines Corporation is a Local Distribution Company (“LDC”) that provides safe, reliable and economical energy supply and services to our customers in southwestern Ontario. We recognize that our communities are our foundation, and therefore strive to offer valuable programs and information that will help to enhance the quality of life of all of our

For more information contact:

Joe Barile, General Manager
2730 Highway 3, Oldcastle, ON N0R 1L0
Telephone: 519-737-6640 ex 217

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