Irma Wind Power Project


Irma Wind Power Project

The Alberta Utilities Commission is considering an application for a 92.4-megawatt wind farm in Wainwright

Overview

The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently considering applications from Irma Wind Limited Partnership the for Irma Wind Power Project to build and operate a 92.4-megawatt (MW) wind power project located in the Municipal District of Wainwright. The Commission issued a notice of application for the project on July 4, 2017; however, amendments to the applications were received by the Commission on March 29, 2019, and an amended notice of application was issued on April 25, 2019.

The project would consist of 22 turbines out of a possible 24 turbines (i.e. two alternate turbine locations have been proposed) and each would use a 4.2-MW turbine with a hub height of 129 metres and a rotor diameter of 141 metres. The potential turbine locations are shown in the attached map. The project would also consist of a collector substation and a 34.5-kilovolt primarily underground collector system. The project area covers the following sections:

 
Sections​Township​Range​Meridian
32​46​​9

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4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19

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​9

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1, 12, 13

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​10

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The AUC will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the electric transmission replacement applications in Proceeding 22722.

Submissions

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Proceeding 22722             Register

Application status: under review

Information session: TBD

 Location: Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West 


 Hearing: TBD

 

Location: William Andrew Grieve Hearing Room

 

Decision expected: Fall 2019

           

 AUC contact: Victor Choy 403-592-4439
or  victor.choy@auc.ab.ca  


 Irma Wind Limited Partnership contact: George Tatolis 905-363-4013
or george.tatolis@regionalpower.com

                 

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