Dunmore Solar Project

​Dunmore Solar Project

The AUC is reviewing applications for a solar power plant and a substation near the city of Medicine Hat 

 





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Overview​

The Alberta Utilities Commission is reviewing applications for the Dunmore Solar Project, consisting of a solar power plant and a substation near the city of Medicine Hat. The AUC released a notice of applications for the project on May 11, 2021.

Dunmore Solar Inc. has applied to construct and operate the 216-megawatt Dunmore Solar Power Plant and associated Dunmore 1011S Substation. The project would be located on 623 acres of privately owned agricultural land, approximately 10 kilometres northeast of the hamlet of Dunmore and 13 kilometres east of the city of Medicine Hat in Cypress County, Alberta. Specifically, the project area would cover the following sections: 

​Quarter Section
​Section
​Township
​Range
​Meridian
​NE and SE
​33
​12
​4
​W4M
​NW and SW
​34
​12
​4
​W4M
​NW, NE, SE and SW
​27
​12
​4
​W4M


The proposed Dunmore 1011S Substation would be located on the southeast quarter Section 33, Township 12, Range 4, west of the Fourth Meridian.

Virtual hearing 

The AUC will host a virtual oral hearing commencing on August 30, 2021, at 10 a.m. The AUC released a notice of hearing​ outlining the next steps for the project on July 7, 2021.​

The virtual oral hearing will be held remotely using a videoconferencing platform. Participants are responsible for ensuring that they have access to all documentary evidence filed on the record of the proceeding, either through the eFiling System or in their preferred format. Further information about the virtual hearing process will be issued separately. 

The AUC will also hold a test session on August 2​3, 2021, at 10 a.m., so that any technological issues can be detected and resolved in advance of the hearing. All hearing participants are required to participate in the test session. 

AUC staff will contact the hearing participants and will send email invitations that include the link to access the test session and hearing.​

How to participate​

If you wish to participate in this proceeding, please log in to the eFiling System, go to Proceeding 26485, and register to participate under the “registered parties” tab and file a submission. Alternatively, please contact us at 310-4282 or info@auc.ab.ca for more information or assistance with filing your submission. The lead application officer, Joan Yu, can also be contacted at 403-592-4380​ or by email at ​joan.yu@auc.ab.ca. The written evidence submission​ deadline is August 11, 2021

The eFiling System​

The eFiling System should be accessed to view the applications and the other documents the AUC will be considering in this proceeding. The system is also used to file submissions and evidence to participate in the proceeding.

To create an account, select "New account" and follow the steps to create a user ID and password. If you have any questions about how to use the system please contact us at info@auc.ab.ca or 310-4AUC.

Documents being considered in this proceeding can be found in the eFiling​ System (which requires log in). Once you have logged in, enter 2648​5​​ in the "go to" section at the top left corner of your screen. 



Proceeding 26485               Register

Application status: under review
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 Hearing: August 30-31​, 2021, starting at 10 a.m.

Location: Online meeting

 Written evidence deadline: August 11, 2021

Decision expected: Fall 2021​

 

AUC contact: Joan Yu
 403-592-4380 or joan.yu@a​uc.ab.ca​​

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 ASCENT Energy Partners Ltd. contact: Jennifer Traichel 587-216-0696 or jennifer@ascentpartners.ca​​

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