ATCO Electric has selected Bechtel to provide project and construction management services for the Hanna Regional Transmission Development Project in Alberta, Canada.

Work under the contract includes construction and management of 400km of new and existing transmission lines, new substations, and upgrades to existing substations.

The project will facilitate the interconnection to wind generation as well as supply electricity to pipelines and other industrial developments.

Bechtel will execute the contract along with its Canadian affiliate Bantrel.

Construction of the project is scheduled to start this year and be complete by 2013.