We're adding to and making the power grid stronger for the Regina City Central Business District. This includes:

  • Checking our underground systems
  • Installing and maintaining duct banks
  • Replacing aging overhead lines
  • Installing and replacing equipment and underground cables
  • Retiring old facilities
  • Underground studies for engineering design work

Transmission project timeline build stage

Why we’re doing it

This work will help make sure that customers in Regina’s Central Business District have the power they need. By making these upgrades, it’ll help us find and fix power outages faster in the future. Meaning, it’ll reduce outage times.

Our progress so far

The program started in Regina in 2012, since then we’ve invested $37 million. To date, we’ve worked on:

  • duct banks
  • substations
  • equipment switch upgrades
  • technology upgrades

This years work will run from April 2019 to March 2020.

Minimizing the impact to you

Some of this work will cause brief disruptions like:

  • road restrictions
  • noise
  • heavy construction traffic
  • planned power outages

Our crews will do their best to inform you about the impacts of the work ahead of time. We understand that disruptions can be annoying. That's why we'll do our best to schedule (when possible) certain types of work for:

  • evenings
  • weekends
  • holidays

Respecting the local environment

Our crews will use safe handling methods when disposing hazardous materials. But we expect no impact to the local environment.

Benefits to your community

Doing this work will allow us to continue to provide reliable power to our customers in Regina.

The estimate cost of this program in 2019-20 is $9 million.

Keeping you informed

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