Spray Lakes Rebuild – 25 kV

Client: Fortis Alberta

Length: 10 km

Location: Canmore, AB

Completion: Part 1 – May 2016, Part 2 – September 2016


  • Rebuild 2.1km of distribution line feeding from the Spray Lakes Power Plant that runs up the mountain side
  • New construction for 7km of 3/0 distribution line
  • Structures built in steep rock mountain conditions that required blasting, drilling, and crushing rock

Highlight: Work was completed in compliance with Provincial Park environmental regulations. Built in 1951, the Spray hydroelectric facility generates an average of 210,000 MWh annually.