Battery Construction Timeline

Planning: Complete

  • Public engagement and site selection
  • Develop construction plans, obtain appropriate approvals and permits
  • Select vendor and order the battery
  • Site clearing completed by Chu Níikwän

Site preparation: Present until January 2023

  • Flag, clear and build the transmission line connection to the grid
  • Build construction access road to the commercial area (Chu Níikwän)
  • Grade the site
  • Lay the foundations
  • Install the perimeter fence

Construction: Summer and fall 2023

  • Install the battery components
  • Install security and fire-monitoring and fire-suppression systems
  • Emergency-responder training

Battery in-service: Fall 2023

  • Ongoing operations and maintenance