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    Summerside Substation Upgrade

    EPCOR Distribution & Transmission Inc. (EPCOR) has applied to the AESO for transmission system access to reliably serve growing demand for electricity in the City of Edmonton area. EPCOR's request can be met by the following solution:

    • Upgrade the existing Summerside substation, including adding one 240/25 kilovolt (kV) transformer and one 240 kV circuit breaker.

    Add or modify associated equipment as required for the above transmission developments.

    Need Overview

    Need for the Summerside Substation Upgrade in the City of Edmonton area [Posted Aug. 25, 2020]

    Notice of intent to consider for approval under the AESO's Abbreviated Needs Approval Process

    The AESO intends to consider the need for the Sumerside Substation Upgrade Upgrade for approval under Section 501.3 of the ISO rules Abbreviated Needs Approval Process (ANAP Rule) on or after January 10, 2021. The AESO may consequently approve the need for the Summerside Substation Upgrade under the ANAP Rule, or if the AESO does not approve the need, may submit a needs identification document (NID) application to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC).

    Notice of Intention to Consider the Need for the Summerside Substation Upgrade for Approval under the AESO’s Abbreviated Needs Approval Process [Posted December 10, 2020]

    ANAP Approval Letter

    Summerside Substation Upgrade ANAP Approval Letter [Posted January 14, 2020]

     

    Latest updates

    • Jan. 14, 2021 ANAP Approval: Summerside Substation Upgrade
    • Dec. 10, 2020 Notice of Intention to Consider ANAP: Summerside Substation Upgrade
    • Aug. 25, 2020 Need Overview: Summerside Substation Upgrade