BC Hydro investing $1.8B a year into the power network
Canada, British Columbia: The Winsor Substation in Elko, British Columbia will receive its first substantial upgrade since it was initially built in 1970, as part of BC Hydro’s 10-year investment plan for the upgrade of the province’s distribution and transmission system.
The $11 million substation upgrade project includes installation of a new 25 MVA power transformer in addition to upgrades to the switchyard and protection and control equipment, reports The Free Press.
Under the province-wide decade-long capital investment plan, BC Hydro will invest USD 1.8 billion into the distribution and transmission network each year.
Source: The Free Press