Acestes Ventures Project

Acestes Ventures Ltd. 22-megawatt Coaldale Solar Project

Application for a new 22-megawatt solar power plant near the town of Coaldale


The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently considering a project from Acestes Ventures Ltd. to construct and operate a new 22-megawatt solar power plant in the Coaldale area. The AUC will be holding a hearing in Lethbridge, Alberta, on April 2, 2019, to review the applications and submissions received, as indicated by the notice of hearing issued on December 11, 2018. 

The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently reviewing the applications and submissions received which can be accessed through the eFiling System and going to Proceeding 23821. A notice of application was issued on September 26, 2018, asking those that wish to participate in the proceeding to provide their submissions.

The solar power plant will be constructed on approximately 150 acres of private, cultivated land, approximately nine kilometres northeast of the town of Coaldale, to the east and west of Range Road 200 and just south of Township Road 102.

The project would employ solar photovoltaic modules that convert sunlight into electrical energy, and would be connected to an existing 25-kilovolt FortisAlberta Inc. distribution line located along Range Road 200.


The eFiling System should be accessed to view the applications and the other documents the AUC will be considering in this proceeding. The system is also used to file submissions and evidence to participate in the proceeding.

To create an account, select "New account" and follow the steps to create a user ID and password. If you have any questions about how to use the system please contact us at or 310-4AUC.

Documents being considered in this proceeding can be found in the eFiling System (which requires log in). Once you have logged in, enter 23821 in the "go to" section at the top left corner of your screen.

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Proceeding 23821                 Register

Application status: under review

Hearing: April 2, 2019, commencing at 9 a.m.

 Hearing location: Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge


Decision expected: Spring 2019


AUC contact: Alex Van Horne
 403-592-4331 or

 Acestes Ventures Ltd. contact: Clyde Carr
403-969-5500 or


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