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ENMAX No. 36 Substation Upgrades

Project Overview

ENMAX Power Corporation (ENMAX) is performing infrastructure upgrades at ENMAX No. 36 Substation located at 10202 Bearspaw Dam Road N.W. Calgary. These upgrades will improve the reliability and integrity of the substation and electricity supply.

Please see the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Need Overview document included in this project package for more information regarding the need for these substation upgrades.

Project Details

The project consists of the following:

  • Salvage of existing 50 MVA autotransformer (36.5 TR)
  • Refurbishment of the transformer pad, power and control cable duct banks, and trenches
  • Installation of an oil spill containment system
  • Installation of a 112 MVA 138-69 kV autotransformer on the rebuilt pad
  • Upgrades to protection systems associated with the transformer.

All changes will occur within existing ENMAX property.

Project Status

ENMAX filed an application with the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) for the proposed work on August 1, 2018. The AUC issued a decision approving the project and new permits and licenses on August 21, 2018. Construction is scheduled to begin in Q3 2018 with a proposed in-service date of Q1 2019.


Email: Power Customer Relations
Phone: 403-514-3990


Important Documents

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