Expert Panel Endorses Construction of Two Alberta Transmission Lines
As we previously reported, upon becoming Premier last fall, Alison Redford promised that certain proposed transmission projects which had been proposed as Critical Transmission Infrastructure would be "sent back to the drawing board."
The expert committee struck to examine the AltaLink proposed West Alberta Transmission Line, and the ATCO proposed East Alberta Transmission Line reported back to the government on Tuesday.
In short, the panel recommended that both projects proceed as quickly as possible.
The panel's findings were as follows:
Energy Minister Ted Morton has stated that he intends to respond to the report by the end of the month.
A copy of the full report can be found here