Northwest Transmission Line Project

Structure Assembly

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NTL is in service

Investing for the future

The Northwest Transmission Line (NTL) Project provides an interconnection point for industrial development and clean power projects in northwest B.C. By extending the transmission grid to a new part of British Columbia, it's going to play an important role in the economic development of this growing region

Read our blog: How the Northwest Transmission Line was built (and why).

Delivering power to a growing region

The Northwest Transmission Line (NTL) is a 344-kilometre, 287-kilovolt transmission line between Skeena Substation (near Terrace) and a new substation near Bob Quinn Lake.

The new line:

  • Provides a reliable supply of clean power to potential industrial developments in the area
  • Provides a secure interconnection point for clean generation projects
  • Facilitates connecting the community of Iskut to the grid, so it doesn't rely on diesel generation

View the project schematic map [PDF, 962 KB].