Expression of Interest

E19-028 Transmission Line Services 

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (Emera NL) is operating a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project (the Maritime Link) between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS). This project includes two 170 kilometer subsea cables and approximately 400 kilometers of overhead transmission line.

Emera NL is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from companies with interest and significant experience in HV transmission lines repair and inspection activities near and on live lines across the Maritime Link footprint.


The Work Scope shall include, but not limited to,  the following in Western and Central Newfoundland, and near Sydney, Nova Scotia::

·        Ground and Climbing Inspections

·        Transmission Line Repairs

·        Transmission Line Modifications


Scope shall include allowances for all safety and environmental provisions where and when applicable.

The intent of this activity is to identify companies interested in participating in this procurement process and to ensure the Request for Proposal reflects applicable input from potential service providers. Companies interested in participating in this procurement process are required to complete and submit the EOI questionnaire to Emera NL by 3 p.m. NDT on Friday, 8th March 2019.

Emera NL is committed to the occupational health and safety of people; and conducting business in a manner that is respectful of the environment; as well as ensuring Gender Equity and Diversity opportunities are optimized.

To request a copy of the EOI questionnaire please visit or email a request to