The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved EPCOR Distribution & Transmission Inc.'s application for the West Edmonton Transmission Upgrade Project to construct and operate an 11-kilometre-long, 72-kilovolt transmission line and to alter the Poundmaker, Meadowlark and Garneau substations in west Edmonton.
The AUC has also approved the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)'s needs identification document that the project is needed to reliably serve growing demand for electricity in the west Edmonton area.
The AUC held a held a hearing for the West Edmonton Transmission Upgrade Project from November 4 to 8 and 12 to 15, 2019, in Edmonton.
The approved locations of the individual substations are:
- Poundmaker Substation: 18944 105 Avenue N.W., Edmonton
- Meadowlark Substation: 15404 84 Avenue N.W., Edmonton
- Garneau Substation: 11117 85 Avenue N.W., Edmonton
Find out how the Commission has dealt with certain issues in previously issued transmission decisions.
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