We’re supporting a new 10 megawatt (MW) wind power project. Capstone Infrastructure is building this southwest of Riverhurst. This will connect to the grid and help power the province.

To support this, SaskPower will build a new:

  • section of high voltage power line (less than 1 km)
  • substation
  • lower voltage power line (about 15 km)

Transmission project timeline build stage

Why We're Doing It

We’re connecting the Riverhurst wind project to our power grid. Adding renewable power sources like wind helps us reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Our Progress So Far

We engaged with landowners and elected officials to select a site for the substation and the power lines. Construction of the project has begun. We expect the project to be in service in the late summer of 2021.

Respecting the Local Environment

Rather than taking cropland out of production, the substation will be on pasture land. The new high voltage line will connect to an existing line in the area. This will reduce the amount of new construction needed.

Keeping You Informed

We appreciate the feedback provided from people in the area. The consultation process for this project is now closed.

Questions? Please email us.

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