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.