Aura Power 75-megawatt Fox Coulee Solar Park Project

Aura Power 75-megawatt Fox Coulee Solar Park Project

Application for a 75-megawatt solar power plant and interconnection in the Drumheller area



The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently considering a project from Aura Power Renewables Ltd. who has applied to to construct a 75-megawatt solar power plant approximately four kilometres north of Drumheller. The AUC will be holding a hearing in Drumheller, Alberta, on March 5 to 8, 2019, to review the applications and submissions received, as indicated by the notice of hearing issued on November 15, 2018. 

The proposed project would consist of approximately 271,000 solar photovoltaic panels, inverters, transformers and battery units be sited on approximately 380 acres of  privately-owned, cultivated land in portions of sections 28 and 33 of Township 29, Range 20, west of the Fourth Meridian.

Aura Power Renewables Ltd.  has also applied to interconnect the power plant to the ATCO Electric Ltd. electric distribution system.


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Proceeding 23951                  Register

Application status: under review

Hearing: March 5 to 8, 2019

Location: Badlands Community Centre      


Information session: December 6, 2018

 Location: Canalta Jurassic Hotel & Cretaceous Conference Centre   


Decision expected: Summer 2019


 AUC contact: Alex Van Horne 403-592-4431


 Aura Power Renewables Ltd. contact: Victor Beda 403-975-7798


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