PUC Releases 2022 Sustainability Report
Posted: Jul 11, 2023

PUC Releases 2022 Sustainability Report

Sault Ste. Marie, ON (July 11, 2023) – PUC Group of Companies (PUC) has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, ‘Laying the Groundwork for Future Generations.’ The report outlines PUC’s approach to sustainability that is focused on economic development, social responsibility and environmental protection.

The report provides an overview of PUC’s activities in 2022, highlighting stories of sustainability that include:

  • The Sault Smart Grid (SSG), the first community-wide smart grid in Canada that will result in shorter outages impacting fewer customers, energy savings of 2.7% on average and reduced C02 emissions.
  • PUC Transmission LP, a newly formed transmission company that will supply electricity to Algoma Steel’s transformative electric arc furnace (EAF) project.
  • Sault Ste. Marie’s streetlight upgrade to LED that has resulted in millions of dollars in savings and reduced C02 emissions.
  • PUC’s Electric Vehicle Strategy that includes an EV Home Charger program and the electrification of PUC’s fleet.

2022 was a significant year for laying the groundwork for supporting future generations, stated Robert Brewer, President & CEO of PUC Services Inc.”, Not only has our dedicated team at PUC continued to demonstrate our role as a trusted utility services provider, but our enterprise value has once again increased, helping to ensure we remain an innovative partner in building sustainable and vibrant communities.”

The report also includes information on PUC’s remarkable safety record, financial results and three-year strategic plan going forward.

“Our proud history of balancing growth with environmental sustainability and social responsibility is something that continues to serve our organization well,” stated Andy McPhee, Chair of PUC Services Inc./PUC Inc. Board of Directors. “Never before, have we seen investments at this level in our infrastructure, our growth, and our customer’s experience. It is something we are very proud of.”

To read the full 2022 Sustainability Report and PUC’s three-year strategic plan, please visit www.ssmpuc.com

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