Keewatinohk converter station under construction in northern Manitoba in 2017.
Map of Manitoba
Bipole III HVDC transmission line (green) traverses between Riel converter station and Keewatinohk converter station. Highways shown in red for reference.
Final assembly of a 250-MVA power transformer for one of the four Riel synchronous condensers.
One of the four 250 MVAR synchronous condensers at the Riel converter station.
Construction of the HVDC switchyard at Riel converter stations
Helicopter erection of self-supporting tower during winter construction.
The insulators for one of the poles on a Bipole III HVDC structure are delivered by helicopter during construction.
Bipole III HVDC transmission line showing biosecurity matting employed during construction.
Inside one of the high-voltage converter valve halls at Keewatinohk converter station.