Fidler Substation and Transmission Line

**If you are looking for the Fidler to Chapel Rock Transmission Project, please click here.**

AltaLink began public consultation for this project in November 2009. We suspended work in December 2011 and waited for further direction from the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO). We received direction from the AESO to resume work on the project and have filed our facilities application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC). The AUC approved this project for construction on May 10, 2013.


The proposed project includes:

  • building a new substation northeast of the Town of Pincher Creek
  • building approximately five to nine kilometres of new 240 kV transmission line
  • reconfiguring and removing some sections of existing transmission lines in the area

Detailed Project Schedule

Summer 2012 Notify and consult with stakeholders about preliminary routes
Fall 2012 File application with the AUC
Fall 2013 Start construction

Project Status:
complete

Anticipated Project Schedule

Fall 2013 Start Construction
TDB Complete Construction

Although we attempt to follow the anticipated project schedule, it is subject to change. We will continue to provide you with updated schedule information as the project progresses.

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