Cypress 562S Substation Upgrade

AltaLink is currently completing public consultation for this project and wants your input for the proposed substation upgrade.

The Cypress 562S Substation Upgrade is part of an area transmission development called the Southern Alberta Transmission Reinforcement (SATR). This reinforcement includes new transmission lines and upgrades to the electric system in southern Alberta. These projects will connect new wind-generated power to Alberta’s electric system and strengthen the transmission system in the area.

The proposed project includes:

  • adding two capacitor banks with 240 kV circuit breakers
  • expanding the substation fence line

Detailed Project Schedule

September 2014 File application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC)
March 2015 Start construction if project is approved
October 2015 Complete construction

Project Status:

Anticipated Project Schedule

March 2015 (if approved) Start Construction
October 2015 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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