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September 7, 2021

De Lorimier – Viger Line, Canada

By Carmen

De Lorimier – Viger Line is a 315kV underground line with a length of 7km from De Lorimier Substation, Quebec, Canada, to Viger Substation, Quebec, Canada.

Construction works on the De Lorimier – Viger Line started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2018.


The De Lorimier – Viger Line, which is an underground line, is being operated by Hydro-Quebec. The De Lorimier – Viger Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

De Lorimier – Viger Line project development status

The development of the De Lorimier – Viger Line project was approved by Alberta Utilities Commission in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2018.

About Hydro-Quebec

Hydro-Quebec is a state-owned energy utility that generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. The company produces power from the sources such as hydro, diesel, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass and others. Hydro-Quebec markets system capacity and manages electricity flow across Quebec; provides customer services and promotes energy efficiency. It also designs, constructs, and renovates the generation and transmission facilities, primarily for Hydro-Quebec Production and Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. The company also develops battery materials for electric vehicles and has presence in the electric powertrain market. The company has operations in the US and Canada.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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