MAT: What's happening


A new transmission line and substation upgrades

There are three main components to the Merritt Area Transmission (MAT) Project:

  • A new 35-kilometre above-ground 138-kilovolt transmission line between the Merritt and Highland substations.
  • Upgrading the Merritt Substation, including the addition of new equipment and a building, all within a new expanded fenced area.
  • Adding new equipment at the Highland Substation.

MAT Project Route Map