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We are proposing to replace transformers at the Namao substation so we can continue to reliably deliver electricity to Edmontonians. The existing units are nearing the end of their useful lives and need to be replaced.
The Namao substation is situated at 97 St. and 127 Ave. in the Lauderdale neighborhood. If approved, the project will involve:
Substations are where electricity is stepped down from high voltage to a lower voltage that can be used in our homes and businesses.
Transformers are what perform this change in voltage.
All work spaces will be safe and secure. Construction will be conducted according to City of Edmonton bylaws, and health, safety and environmental standards.
This work will create noise typical to construction, including company vehicles and crews. We will take measures to ensure we comply with the City of Edmonton's Community Standards Bylaw for Noise Control. If it is necessary to exceed acceptable noise levels, we will work with the City of Edmonton to obtain necessary permits.
We anticipate our hours of work for this project to be Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; however, occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
We do not anticipate any planned power outages resulting from this work.
No public road or sidewalk closures are expected as part of this project.
The illustration shows the proposed work that will be happening at the existing Namao substation in your area. All work will occur within the existing substation boundary. No changes to the substation fence line are anticipated.
We believe in listening to and engaging stakeholders. Community input and involvement is an important part of our decision-making and we want to hear what you think about our initiatives.
The AUC is an independent, quasi-judicial agency of the province of Alberta. The AUC is responsible to ensure that the delivery of Alberta's utility service takes place in the public interest. The AUC must approve this project before upgrades to the system can begin. For more information about how you can participate in the process, please visit the AUC website.
For more information about the regulatory process and how you can participate, please contact:
Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC)Toll-free: 310-0000 Phone:
(780) 427-4903AUC booklet: Public involvement in a proposed utility development
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