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We are proposing to replace a transformer at the Strathcona substation to ensure we can continue to reliably deliver electricity to Edmontonians. The existing unit is nearing the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced.
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
The Strathcona substation is situated at 99 St. and 51 Ave. in the Coronet Industrial neighborhood. If approved, the project will involve:
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 Strathcona 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.
Alberta’s electric utilities are regulated by the AUC. The AUC is an independent quasi-judicial agency that ensures that the delivery of Alberta’s utility service takes place in a manner that is fair, responsible and in the public’s interest. For more information about the AUC, please visit the AUC’s 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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