Hand Hills Wind Project

Hand Hills Wind Project

The AUC is considering an application for a wind power project in the Delia area​

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Overview

The AUC is currently reviewing an application from BER Hand Hills Wind GP Inc. ​for approval to amend the previously approved Hand Hills Wind Project located approximately five kilometres southeast of Delia. The amendment application is for approval to construct 29 wind turbines with a total capability of 130 megawatts. The amendment application also requests approval to alter the equipment in the project substation and to change the construction completion date for the project to December 31, 2022.

The AUC has scheduled an oral hearing to consider intervener and applicant submissions through an online webinar. The hearing wil​l begin at begin at 10​ a.m. on September 17, 2020, and will consider evidence and information submitted according to the process schedule provided in Exhibit 22843-X0132.

The 29 wind turbines are proposed to be located at the following locations and are illustrated on the map below:

SectionsTownshipRangeMeridian
7, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 30, 313016W4M
1, 12, 13, 21, 22, 23, 24, 283017W4M

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The Commission issued a notice of application amendment on May 14, 2020 and received two additional statements of intent to participate. The Commission granted standing to all parties on July 3, 2020.

Sub​missions

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Proceeding 22843                  Register

Application status: under review

 Hearing: September 17, 2020​, starting at 10 a.m.

Location: Online webinar
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Decision expected: Fall 2020​

 

AUC contact: Taylor McCusker
 403-592-4370 or taylor.mccusker@auc.ab.ca

 

 BER Hand Hills Wind GP Inc. contact: Isabelle Deguise ​778-887-8351 or isabelle@bluearth.ca​​

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