Approval given to Atco’s $1.6-billion electric transmission line from central to southern Alberta

EDMONTON – Atco Electric’s $1.6-billion transmission line through eastern Alberta  was approved Thursday by the Alberta Utilities Commission, marking a major step in the long-awaited expansion of the province’s electricity grid.

“We’re very happy, it’s been a lot of work,” said Sett Policicchio, Atco president of capital projects.

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