Standing decisions

Standing decisions

Decisions on whether or not parties have standing to participate in a proceeding

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The AUC must hold a public hearing on an application if persons who have filed a statement of intent to participate in a proceeding demonstrate that they have rights that may be directly and adversely affected by the AUC's decision. Such a person may fully participate in the hearing, including giving written evidence, written or oral questioning of witnesses adverse in interest, and providing argument. This permission to participate is referred to as standing.

Section 9(2) of the Alberta Utilities Commission Act sets out how the AUC must determine standing, which involves a two-part test which is considered by the AUC in each proceeding before it. Examples of the AUC's rulings on standings have been provided in this category, starting in 2014. The issues typically considered in standing applications include:

  • Property rights
  • Proximity
  • Business interests
  • Aboriginal rights
  • Participation without standing
  • Ratepayer interests
  • No direct or adverse effect

Decisions for reference

  
  
  
  
  
Issues
  
25018-F0050BHE Canada Rattlesnake G.P. Inc.Rattlesnake Ridge Wind Power Project25018Property rights
25346-F0017Solar Krafte Utilities Inc.Solar Krafte Strathmore Solar Project25346Property rights, Proximity
25296-F0039Aura Power Renewables Ltd.Fox Coulee Solar Project Amendment25296Property rights, Proximity
25206-F0018ENMAX Power CorporationNo. 1 Substation Replacement Project25206Property rights, Proximity, Ratepayer interests
25140-F0017AltaLink Management Ltd.Red Deer Area Transmission Development – Decommission and Salvage of Remaining Portions of Transmission Lines 80L and 716L25140Property rights, Proximity, Aboriginal rights, No direct or adverse effect
25170-F0010Irricana Power GenerationIrricana Solar Project25170Property rights, Proximity
25047-F0073Capital Power Generation Services Inc.Halkirk 2 Wind Power Project Time Extension25047No direct or adverse effect
25074-F0025Alberta Electric System Operator; Windrise Wind Energy Inc.; AltaLink Management Ltd.Windrise Connection Project25074Property rights, Proximity
23958-F0039Alberta InfrastructureFoothills Medical Centre Power Plant Expansion Project23958No direct or adverse effect
25181-F0009ATCO Electric Ltd. Rycroft 730S Substation Expansion25181Property rights, Proximity
25018-F0024BHE Canada Rattlesnake G.P. Inc. Rattlesnake Ridge Wind Power Project25018Property rights, Proximity
25018-F0021BHE Canada Rattlesnake G.P. Inc. Rattlesnake Ridge Wind Power Project25018Property rights, Proximity
25034-F0018Northstone Power Corp. Application to Alter Northstone Elmworth Generation Station   25034Property rights, Proximity
24827-F0076ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. Northwest Calgary Connector Pipeline Project 24827Property rights, Proximity
23958-F0030Alberta InfrastructureFoothills Medical Centre Power Plant Expansion Project 23958Property rights, Proximity
23796-F0036Prosper Petroleum Ltd. Rigel Oil Sands Project Co-Generation Facility 23796Aboriginal rights
24827-F0048ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. Northwest Calgary Connector Pipeline Project 24827Property rights, Proximity
24831-F0103ENMAX Power CorporationHighway 8 Transmission Line 7.82L Relocation Project 24831Property rights, Proximity
24930-F0016Stirling Renewable Energy Limited PartnershipStirling Wind Project Amendments 24930Property rights, Proximity
24827-F0042ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. Northwest Calgary Connector Pipeline Project24827Property rights, Proximity, No direct or adverse effect
24891-F0013Cypress Renewable Energy Centre GP Inc. Cypress Wind Power Project 24891No direct or adverse effect
24831-F0073ENMAX Power Corporation Highway 8 Transmission Line 7.82L Relocation Project 24831Property rights, Proximity, No direct or adverse effect
24845-F00102113260 Alberta Ltd.Oyen Community Solar Project 24845Property rights, Proximity
24827-F0032ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. Northwest Calgary Connector Pipeline Project 24827Property rights, Proximity
24828-F0014ENMAX Power Corporation 101 Street Transmission Line 7.82L Relocation Project 24828Property rights, Proximity
24801-F0019Sutton Energy Ltd. Wildwood Power Plant 24801No direct or adverse effect
24718-F0032Jenner 1 Inc.; Jenner Wind 1 GP Inc. Jenner Wind Power Project Amendment and Ownership Transfer24718No direct or adverse effect
24573-F0028Elemental Energy Renewables Inc.Brooks Solar II Power Plant24573Property rights, Proximity
24687-F0023ATCO Power Canada Ltd. Valleyview Power Plant Expansion 24687Aboriginal rights
24573-F0024Elemental Energy Renewables Inc.Brooks Solar II Power Plant24573Property rights, Proximity
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