Gaz Métropolitain obtains certification to ISO 14001 standard.
Gaz Métropolitain adopts a new image and a new logo. The company is now called : Gaz Métro.
Québec establishes a new energy policy that recognizes the key place of natural gas in the province’s energy portfolio and the importance of diversifying gas supplies for Québec.
Gaz Métro adopts a new Strategic Plan. Under this plan, the company aims to be recognized as a North American distributor of energy services and solutions, investing in targeted projects. In this vein, the company makes an offer to acquire an electricity distributor in Vermont.
Gaz Métro’s excellent record in quality improvement is recognized during the awarding of the Grands Prix québécois de la qualité, organized by the Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade and the Mouvement québécois de la qualité. The company is awarded the Grand Prix - Catégorie Grande entreprise de services, établissement ou filiale de grande entreprise.
Gaz Métro acquires Green Mountain Power.
Gaz Métro celebrates its 50th birthday.
Gaz Métro is acclaimed by the Carbon Disclosure Project for its disclosure efforts in respect to climate change.
Construction of 80, ruelle de l'Avenir – a first in Québec to combat high school drop-out in the Centre-Sud and Hochelaga-Maisonneuve districts.
The Boralex Consortium and Gaz Métro are awarded two wind-power projects with a total installed capacity of 272 MW under Hydro-Québec’s tender call.
Gaz Métro is named champion for a second time for disclosing its actions and achievements in respect to climate change.
The wind power projects at the Seigneurie de Beaupré obtain the environmental permits required to proceed.
Gaz Métro publishes its first report on sustainable development.
The Carbon Disclosure Project names Gaz Métro a champion for the third time for its transparency in respect to climate change.
Gaz Métro wins the Citizen of the Year 2009 award from the Prix québécois de l'entreprise for the realization of its seminal community project: 80, ruelle de l'Avenir.
Gaz Métro lauches a new Website dedicated to explain what is natural gas : www.AllAboutNaturalGas.com
Gaz Métro Strategic corporate reorganization:
- Creation of a new company: Valener Inc.
- All the publicly held units of Gaz Métro were exchanged, on a one-for-one basis, for common shares of Valener.
- Gaz Métro remains a Limited Partnership, but is now a private LP and is therefore no longer listed on an exchange.
- Former public unitholders of Gaz Métro retain, indirectly through Valener, their economic interest in Gaz Métro (approx 29 %).
- Valener is coted on the Toronto Stock Exchange under « VNR ».
Gaz Métro submits a brief on the sustainable development of shale gas to the Bureau des audiences publiques en environnement (BAPE).
Boralex and Gaz Métro Éole, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gaz Métro, acquire a third wind project of a capacity of 69 MW intended to the Seigneurie de Beaupré wind site.
Gaz Métro obtains the renewal of its exclusive right to distribute natural gas in Québec.
Gaz Métro’s Head Office obtains LEED CI, Silver Certification.
Gaz Métro announced that it is committed to contributing $150,000 over the next five years toward the construction of the new Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre.
New markets emerge for liquefied natural gas.
Gaz Métro and Boralex work on developing the Seigneurie de Beaupré wind farms.
Gaz Métro acquires Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (CVPS).
CVPS merges with Green Mountain Power.
Gaz Métro pursues projects to extend the natural gas network.
Gaz Métro studies the Côte-Nord as a potential market.
Gaz Métro launches “The Blue Effect” ad campaign, which garners several awards for its visual and strategic merits.
Commission on Energy Issues in Québec takes place.
The liquefied natural gas market sees growing momentum.
Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms 2 and 3 are commissioned.
Gaz Métro publishes the first sustainable development report in Québec, based on fourth-generation (G4) Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines.
Gaz Métro’s Rouyn-Noranda business office obtains LEED Canada NC 2009 certification from the Canada Green Building Council.