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September 3, 2021

Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line, Canada

By Carmen

Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line is a 500kV overhead line from Gibbons, Alberta, Alberta, Canada, to Brooks, Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

Construction works on the Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line project was commissioned in 2017.


The Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by ATCO Electric. The Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line project development status

The development of the Heathfield – Newell HVDC Line project was approved by Alberta Utilities Commission and the project works were completed in 2017.

About ATCO Electric

ATCO Electric Ltd (ATCO Electric), a subsidiary of CU Inc, is a power company which provides electrical service that builds, operates and maintains a network of transmission and distribution of power lines in northern and east-central Alberta. The company offers services such as electricity distribution, connect and disconnect service, street lighting, upgrade services, removal of distribution assets, online bill payment, load management, electrical safety, power outage reporting, service installation or salvage, rebates and incentives, relocating power line, energy conservation and energy efficiency, among others.


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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