Windy Point Wind Farm

Windy Point Wind Farm

Application to amend approval to construct a wind power plant in the Pincher Creek area

Proceeding closed

The AUC issued Decision 23377-D01-2019 to close the time extension, amendment and substation applications and rescind Windy Point Wind Park Ltd.’s approval for the project. 

Windy Point Wind Park Ltd. will be required to file a new application that meets the requirements of Rule 007: Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations and Hydro Developments, if it decides to pursue this project in the future.

Windy Point Wind Park Ltd. requested that further consideration of its applications be suspended on May 7, 2019, and that the proceeding be held in abeyance until further notice. Windy Point Wind Park Ltd. was required to file an update with the AUC on its progress no later than October 31, 2019. 

Overview

The Windy Point Wind Park was originally approved in Decision 2012-205 on July 31, 2012. It had an expected in-service date on December 31, 2020.

Windy Point Wind Park Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Renewable Power Limited Partnership, submitted an application on March 2, 2018, to amend Permit and Licence U2014-434.

​Original application​Amended application
​Number of turbines​21​12
​Turbine capacity​3 megawatts​4.2 megawatts
​Total capacity​63 megawatts​50.4 megawatts
​Height of turbines​130 metres​173 meters

 

The map of the applied for locations of the 12 turbines can be found on the Windy Point Farm project page. The project would include access roads, an underground electrical collector line system and a substation designated as Boulder Run 501S Substation.

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Proceeding 23377                 Register

Application status: closed     

Decision: 23377-D01-2019, issued November 13, 2019

           

AUC contact: Trevor Richards 
 403-592-4469 or trevor.richards@auc.ab.ca   


 Windy Point Park Limited contact: Marc Stachiw

403-880-4939 or marcstachiw@hotmail.com

 

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