Sessions will run from 6:30-8:30pm, and members from both organizations will be on site to answer questions. (St. Thomas Session: Thursday, March 30th, CASO Station, others listed below).
Although both companies are currently in the due diligence phase and continue to finalize merger agreements with a projected merger date of January1st, 2018, both parties expressed the need to provide the communities affected an opportunity to learn more about the merger.
“Local is a key aspect of this merger,” notes Jim Hogan, President & CEO of Entegrus Inc. “As a merged utility, we will have a larger voice in the industry and reap the benefits of a larger utility, with the benefit of continuing to be locally owned and operated - ensuring local community interests are met.”
Information session details are as follows:
Chatham Session: Tuesday, March 21st, John D. Bradley Convention Centre - Meeting Room 1A, 565 Richmond St., 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
Strathroy Session: Thursday, March 23rd, Gemini Sports Complex – Wescast Room, 667 Adair Blvd 6:30 – 8:30pm.
St. Thomas Session: Thursday, March 30th, CASO Station – Farley Room, 750 Talbot St, St. Thomas, 6:30 – 8:30pm.
The companies have launched a website to post relevant information regarding the merger as it becomes available at www.poweringourpath.com
The Entegrus Group directly operates and maintains electricity distribution systems for over 40,000 customers in Southwestern Ontario. In addition, Entegrus provides general administrative services, namely in the areas of customer care, billing, call centre operations and collection services for companies focused on the areas of electricity supply, transmission and distribution, energy and renewable energy, and water supply. Entegrus is committed to operating safe, reliable and cost effective distribution systems while providing high levels of service to its customers, partners and the communities it serves.
About St. Thomas Energy
St. Thomas Energy Inc. operates and maintains the electricity distribution system for over 17,000 customers within the City of St. Thomas. St Thomas Energy is committed to providing a safe, dependable, reliable, cost effective distribution system while maintaining high levels of customer service. St. Thomas Energy also supplies water and sewer billing and collection services to residents on behalf of the City of St. Thomas. St. Thomas Energy is part of The Ascent Group of Companies, (Ascent.ca) who are wholly owned by the City of St. Thomas.
Source: Entegrus Inc.