ENMAX Highway 8 and 101 Street Transmission Line 7.82L Relocation Project

ENMAX Highway 8 Transmission Line 7.82L Relocation Project

AUC has approved an application to relocate a portion of the 138-kilovolt transmission line 7.82L in southwest Calgary 


The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved an application from ENMAX Power Corporation to relocate a portion of transmission line 7.82L located near Highway 8 in Calgary. The AUC issued its decision on the project on April 22, 2020, 

The AUC held a hearing from January 20-24, 2020 to review the application and submissions received to consider the electric transmission development application. 

ENMAX Power Corporation has been approval to relocate a portion of the 138-kilovolt transmission line 7.82L. The existing line is located in the Calgary Transportation Utility Corridor and is in conflict with the construction and planned infrastructure of the West Calgary Ring Road. Due to conflicts with the West Calgary Ring Road construction and infrastructure, Alberta Transportation directed ENMAX Power Corporation to relocate certain portions of the existing line. The relocation is anticipated to be completed by January 31, 2021.

The portion of the existing line to be relocated is in southwest Calgary and crosses Highway 8 (north to south) west of 69 Street S.W. and then runs west parallel to Highway 8.

Related Proceeding 24828 contains information about a separate application from ENMAX Power Corporation to relocate a portion of transmission line 7.82L that runs along 101 Street S.W. in Calgary, known as the 101 Street Transmission Line Relocation Project. This application was approved in Decision 24828-D01-2020.

Please visit the sections of the AUC website entitled Review process and Have your say for more information about the process used to assess and consider applications for electric and natural gas utility projects in Alberta.


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Proceeding 24831              Register

Application status: completed

Decision: 24831-D01-2020, issued April 22, 2020

 Hearing: January 20 to 24, 2020

Location: William Andrew Grieve Hearing Room 

Information session: October 1, 2019

Location: Elbow Springs Golf Club 

AUC contact: Sophie Jiang 403-592-4418 or   sophie.jiang@auc.ab.ca

 ENMAX Power Corporation contacts: 

Wesley Manfro 403-514-2721 or wmanfro@enmax.com

Janene Taylor 403-514-2731 or jtaylor@enmax.com  

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