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Calgary Energy Centre Peaking Plant Connection

​Project Overview

On June 30, 2016, ENMAX Energy Corporation received approval from the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to expand their Calgary Energy Centre to include a 197 megawatt peaking plant, Calgary Energy Centre Peaking Plant (CEC 2). Connection of the CEC 2 plant to the transmission grid will require ENMAX Power Corporation (EPC) to construct a new substation and 138 kV transmission line, to EPC's existing No.162 substation. The CEC 2 Connection project would be located at 14417 68 Street NE, Calgary.

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Project status

ENMAX filed an application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) for the proposed work on April 20, 2016. The AUC issued a decision approving the project and new permits and licenses on March 22, 2017. Construction is scheduled to start in May 2018 with completion by July 2019.


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