Cable & Telecom

Aurora Cable to generate own electricity for headend

AURORA, Ont. – Aurora Cable Internet (ACI) has announced plans to build a wind-powered generator that will create electricity to power its headend plant in the town north of Toronto. Three high-efficiency wind turbines will capture wind energy on-site. The towers will be almost invisible from the street and the equipment will be quiet and cause “zero pollution,” the company says. The new equipment will be fully operational in October and November, with the possibility of adding solar power to the wind turbines. The new equipment will “greatly reduce” the plant’s dependence on Ontario’s electricity grid. The equipment will generate...