Take a look at how 350KV of DC power from Churchill Falls is delivered & converted to AC power for consumption at homes & businesses across the province. Stretching 1,500kms of rugged terrain & water, using 3,216 towers. Proudly constructed by our very own #NLSkilledTrades men & women. #BuildingOurProvinceTogether @Nalcor Energy
Nalcor Energy Power from Labrador is delivered to the island of Newfoundland on the newly constructed Labrador-Island Transmission Link as high voltage direct current, or DC power—a new technology for the province. Before this power can be used in homes and businesses, it must be converted to alternating current or AC power. Let’s take a look at how this process takes place at Soldiers Pond Converter and Terminal Station. ... See MoreSee Less
As a result of the great work of our #NLSkilledTrades, electricity is now flowing from Churchill Falls to the Island. #BuildingOurProvinceTogether #History @NalcorEnergy
Nalcor Energy Through the hard work and dedication of thousands of skilled men and women, we are transforming our electricity system. Today, for the first time in the history of the province, electricity flows from Churchill Falls to the island.
When we consider the work of the thousands of people who came together to build our new transmission assets, we see the power of connection and the energy within—the tremendous skillset, training, and specialized knowledge of our employees, workers, contractors, unions, and partners.
The energization of our new transmission assets began in early June. Testing will continue over the coming months, and we are on track to bring power to homes and businesses on the island this winter. ... See MoreSee Less