October 18, 2019: The AUC issued Bulletin 2019-18 announcing its plan for regulatory burden reduction as an outcome from the roundtable discussion held on October 4, 2019.
September 30, 2019: The AUC announced approved amendments to Rule 001: Rules of Practice in Bulletin 2019-17. The amended rule comes into effect on October 1, 2019.
September 13, 2019: The AUC announced in Bulletin 2019-16 that it is seeking stakeholder feedback on the issue of power plant self-supply and export. Under Alberta legislation, there are limited circumstances where owners of a generating unit are allowed to consume electricity produced from that unit on their own property while also exporting electricity to the power pool.
September 6, 2019: The AUC has updated its internal performance standards and timelines for processing facility applications. These new standards and timelines will apply to all facility applications filed on or after August 1, 2019. See Bulletin 2019-15 for further details.