Alectra Utilities reports 4% less electricity used during Earth Hour


Did you turn off the lights during Earth Hour over the weekend?

Many people did.

Alectra Utilities reports a 6.4 percent drop in electricity use in St. Catharines between 8:30 and 9:30 Saturday night.

Hamilton saw a 4.2 percent drop.

!n the 15 communities served by the electric utility, 4% less electricity was used during Earth Hour.

The yearly event is aimed at drawing attention to climate change and for people to show they support efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions