Electrical meetings organized

Alberta Energy is hosting a series of public meetings about its plans to upgrade the electrical system.

Alberta Energy is hosting a series of public meetings about its plans to upgrade the electrical system.

Department staff and staff from the Alberta Electric System Operator will travel to 20 different towns and cities, including Red Deer, Rimbey and Olds, to talk about plans for transmission line upgrades, says Kristin Stolarz with Alberta Energy.

The first meeting within the Red Deer area is set for the Olds College Alumni Centre on Wednesday, July 29, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Meetings are also set for the same hours at the Rimbey Super 8 on Tuesday, Aug. 18, and the Red Deer Lodge on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Information online at www.energy.alberta.ca and comments can be submitted at that site starting on Monday, July 27. Call Alberta Energy’s public information centre by dialing 310-0000, then 780-427-0265.