4.6 C
Fort St. John
Monday, March 18, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Home News Northwest Transmission Line gets Federal support

Northwest Transmission Line gets Federal support


Prime Minister Stephan Harper announced funding for the construction of the Northwest Transmission Line in northern British Columbia.

This project is a key step in a potential interconnection between southeast Alaska and the North American transmission grid via British Columbia.

The Northwest Transmission Line will extend British Columbia’s high voltage transmission grid into the Northwest portion of the province.

- Advertisement -

Harper says the Federal Government will fund roughly a third of the estimated $404 million infrastructure project, which is expected to be ready for construction in the spring of 2010.

The 335-kilometre transmission line will contribute to the development and use of green energy in the area.

get the latest news in your inbox



Local Events

Must Read

UPDATED – Edmonton Police issue Amber Alert for 8 year-old

UPDATE #2 - The Amber Alert for Noah Ducharme has been cancelled. Noah and his mother were located in Calgary at 5:30 am. Noah...