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ENMAX Power Corporation

OVERVIEW

ENMAX’s preferred option is to build a new substation, ENMAX No. 45 Substation. As part of the preferred option, ENMAX would construct and modify the existing transmission infrastructure on 24 Street SE near the community of Quarry Park to connect ENMAX No.45 Substation to the transmission system. ENMAX No. 45 Substation would be located approximately 800 metres northeast of 24 Street SE and Quarry Park Blvd SE.

ENMAX’s alternate option would include expanding the existing ENMAX No. 31 Substation, located at 3515 80 Ave SE. As part of the proposed upgrades, ENMAX would construct and modify the existing transmission infrastructure located at ENMAX No. 31 Substation.




PREFERRED AND ALTERNATE OPTIONS: EXISTING NO. 32 SUBSTATION

For both the preferred and alternate options, ENMAX will remove the existing outdoor switchgear from No. 32 Substation. One outdoor transformer will be removed from service but will remain at the No. 32 Substation site as a spare. The buildings and other outdoor equipment at No. 32 Substation will remain, and the substation will continue to be operational.

Substation 32

 

CONSTRUCTION METHODS

Temporary access accommodations and road closures may take place periodically during construction. ENMAX will work with stakeholders and the City of Calgary to minimize the impact to residences, businesses, and commuters in the area. There are no power outages impacting customers planned as part of this project.

NOISE IMPACT ASSESSMENT

As part of the application to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) for the project, ENMAX is required to fi le a noise impact assessment that meets the requirements of AUC Rule 012: Noise Control (Rule 012). This noise impact assessment indicates predicted sound levels after the project is operational are expected to be below the AUC’s permissible sound levels.


Contact Us

If you have any questions or wish to discuss this project, please contact us:

ENMAX POWER CORPORATION stakeholderrelations@enmax.com
403-514-1471


ALBERTA UTILITIES COMMISION (AUC)

403-310-4282
info@auc.ab.ca
www.auc.ab.ca

Quick Fact

For more than 100 years, ENMAX and its predecessors have delivered safe and reliable electricity in Calgary.

Customers are free to purchase natural gas services or electricity services from a retailer of their choice. For a list of retailers, visit ucahelps.alberta.ca or call 310-4822 (toll free in Alberta).