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    West Edmonton Transmission Upgrade Project

    EPCOR Distribution and Transmission Inc. (EPCOR) has applied to the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) for transmission system access to improve the reliability of the power system in the Edmonton area. EPCOR’s request can be met by the following solution:

    • Add approximately 11 kilometres of 72 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from the Poundmaker substation to the Meadowlark substation
    • Upgrade the existing Poundmaker substation, including adding one 240/72 kV transformer, one 240 kV circuit breaker, one 72 kV circuit breaker and associated equipment
    • Modify the existing Meadlowlark substation, including adding one 72 kV circuit breaker and associated equipment
    • Upgrade the existing Garneau substation, including replacing three existing 72/14.4 kV transformers with three 72/14.4 kV transformers of higher capacity

    Need overview

    Need for the West Edmonton Transmission Upgrade Project in the City of Edmonton 

    [Posted: September 29, 2016]

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    • Sep. 29, 2016 Need for the West Edmonton Transmission Upgrade Project in the City of Edmonton