Castle Rock Ridge Phase II

Castle Rock Ridge Phase II

Applications for 29.4 MW wind power project in the Pincher Creek area

Overview

The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently considering an application from Enel Alberta Wind Inc. for the Castle Rock Ridge Phase II project to construct seven wind turbines, each rated at 4.2 megawatts (MW) located in the Municipal District of Pincher Creek.

The AUC issued a notice of application for the Castle Rock Ridge Phase II project on September 4, 2018.

The first phase of the wind project has already been constructed. Phase II was originally approved to consist of 14 wind turbines, each rated at 2.31 MW. Enel has amended its application and is now proposing that Phase II consist of seven wind turbines, each rated at 4.2 MW.

The seven wind turbines are proposed to be located within Sections 14 and 15, Township 7, Range 30, west of the Fourth Meridian.

 

 Original applicationAmended application
Number of turbines147
Turbine capacity2.31 MW4.2 MW
Total capacity32.34 MW29.4 MW
Height of turbines105 metres150 metres

 

Enel Alberta Wind Inc. has also applied in a separate application for a wind power plant called the Riverview Wind Power Plant (Proceeding 2402). This project is also located in the Municipal District of Pincher Creek and would consist of 4.2-MW turbines with a total generating capability of 117.6 MW and a collector substation. The 28 wind turbines are proposed to be located within the Municipal District of Pincher Creek within Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 18, Township 7, Range 29, west of the Fourth Meridian.

 

 Original applicationAmended application
Number of turbines5028
Turbine capacity2.3 MW4.2 MW
Total capacity115 MW117.6 MW
Height of turbines150 metres150 metres

 

The AUC issued a notice of application for the Riverview Wind Power Plant project on September 4, 2018.

Submissions

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.

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Written submissions are due October 4, 2018.

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Proceeding 23753                 Register

Application status: under review

Information session: September 27, 2018, commencing at 6:30 p.m.

Information session location: Pincher Creek Ramada

 

Decision expected: Winter 2018

           

AUC contact: Trevor Richards
 403-592-4424 or trevor.richards@auc.ab.ca  

 

Enel Alberta Wind Inc. contact: Victor Engel
603-496-3251 or victor.engel@northamerica.enel.it

 

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