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May 16, 2013

Hearing underway for AltaLink's Foothills Area Transmission Development

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) hearing into the Foothills Area Transmission Development (FATD) began on Tuesday, May 14. For more information about the hearing please visit the AUC’s website at http://www.auc.ab.ca/.

The hearing involves five AltaLink projects that fall under FATD and the Southern Alberta Transmission Reinforcement (SATR):

FATD

  • North Foothills Transmission Project
  • Foothills 138 kV Project (also known as High River to Okotoks and Okotoks to Janet)
  • Langdon to Janet

SATR

  • South Foothills Transmission Project
  • Windy Flats 138 kV Line Re-configuration

For more information about the project, please read AltaLink’s opening statement or visit our project pages at www.altalink.ca/fatd and www.altalink.ca/satr.

AltaLink's transmission system efficiently delivers electricity to 85% of Albertans. Dedicated to meeting the growing need for electricity, AltaLink connects Albertans to renewable, reliable and low-cost power. With a commitment to community and environment, AltaLink is ensuring the transmission system will support Albertans' quality of life for years to come. Learn more at www.altalink.ca.

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