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March 11, 2014

Hearing underway for AltaLink's Red Deer Area Transmission Development

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) hearing into the Red Deer Area Transmission Development begins today. For more information about the hearing please visit the AUC's website at

The hearing involves two stages of the development:

  • Stage 2 - transmission line rebuilds: rebuilding nearly 75 kilometres of existing transmission lines in the Red Deer and Sylvan Lake areas
  • Stage 3 - new substations and transmission lines: building new substations and transmission lines near Ponoka, Innisfail and Didsbury

For more information about the project, please read AltaLink's opening statement or visit our project page at

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

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