Equipment Advisory: Upgrades to Transmission Lines on Avalon

Update (4PM) – Please note that this work is still ongoing and expected to be complete by 8PM.

Hydro is advising that important transmission upgrades are being completed on the Avalon Peninsula to ensure the reliability of our electricity system for customers.

On July 20, 2018, there will be upgrades carried out on transmission lines serving the St. John’s area until approximately 3PM. There is no customer impact expected as a result of this work, but we will advise if the situation changes.

This advisory is part of Hydro’s commitment to keeping customers informed about the status of our province’s electricity system. For more information about how we plan and carry out annual maintenance on the system, visit the System Information section of our website ( or watch this short video: