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Amendments to AUC Rule 016

The AUC recently approved amendments to Rule 016: Review of Commission Decisions that will apply to review and variance applications filed on or after June 15, 2021.

Rule 016 sets out the process that's applied when the AUC exercises its discretionary authority to review its own decisions, on its own initiativ​e or at the request of a party.


The amendments were made as part of its continuous effort to implement process efficiencies identified in the Report of the AUC Procedures and Processes Review Committee, to clarify the circumstances for a review and to enhance the efficiency of the review process. 

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Amendments to AUC Rule 001

The AUC recently approved amendments to Rule 001: Rules of Practice that will apply to proceedings registered on or after May 17, 2021.

​The amendments are targeted at codifying standard procedures and the AUC's expectations of parties to promote regulatory efficiency, without altering the AUC's discretion to control its own processes.

The AUC​ will support the implementation of the amendments tby releasing practice notes,​ enhanced functionality in the rule and supporting forms in the coming months.

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Stakeholder consultation to standardize terms and conditions of electric distribution utilities' connection process

The AUC is initiating a consultation to standardize the terms an​​d conditions of service for Alberta’s electric distribution utilities to ensure customers receive consistent treatment. This is a stated objective in the AUC's 2021-2024 Strategic Plan and an action item outlined in the AUC’s response to the Distribution System Inquiry Report.

The AUC’s stakeholde​r engagement process will use the Standardization of Connection Process Engage page to post and gather information related to this consultation. Registration instructions can be found on the Engage homepage. ​

Other news, bulletins and announcements​​​​​​​​​​​

Hearings and meetings   
   Full calendar​​

Central East Transfer-out Transmission Development Project virtual hearing (Proceeding 25469)

​​​TransAlta 2019-2021 General Tariff Application and 2016-2018 DACDA Compliance Filing oral argument and reply virtual hearing (Proceeding 26436)​​ ​​Provost to Edgerton Transmission Development Project virtual hearing (Proceeding 26171)​​

May 26 - June 4, 2021, starting at 10 a.m.  Online meeting

​​​Nilrem to Vermilion Transmission Project​ ​ virtual hearing (Proceeding 26145)​​

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