840s McNeill Converter Tests (AB-SK Intertie)
ATCO Electric will be performing tests of the McNeill converter station on August 15, 2019 that will affect the import (SK to AB) and export (AB to SK) flows on the Alberta - Saskatchewan intertie. The expected testing plan is given below. Please note that energy flows during the testing periods may be variable and change unexpectedly and the volumes given are meant to represent an expected range.
- August 15, 2019 (13:00 to 13:10): 15 MW AB to SK
- August 15, 2019 (13:10 to 13:15): 15 MW SK to AB
- August 15, 2019 (13:15 to 13:45): 150 MW SK to AB
- August 15, 2019 (13:45 to 14:15): 150 MW AB to SK
During the test & trial run period, the AB-SK intertie ATC will be posted as zero for both import and export.
Should you have any questions, please contact Lane Belsher, Director - Grid & Market Operations, at ph: 403-705-5240.