Heritage Wind Farm Power Plant

Heritage Wind Farm Power Plant

Application to amend approval to construct a wind power plant

Application closed

NextEra Canada Development & Acquisitions, Inc. (NextEra) advised the AUC on October 16, 2019, that several factors had changed since the submission of its amendment and that it longer wishes to pursue the Heritage Wind Farm Power Plant application. NextEra indicated that it would consider submitting a new application in the future.

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The Heritage Wind Farm Power Plant was originally approved in Decision 2011-239 on June 2, 2011. It had an expected in-service date of May 30, 2014.

NextEra Canada Development & Acquisitions, Inc. submitted an application on March 30, 2018, to amend Permit and Licence 22315-D02-2017. The AUC issued a notice of application on May 3, 2018.

​Original application​Amended application
​Number of turbines​97​28
​Turbine capacity​3 megawatts​3.63 megawatts
​Total capacity​291 megawatts​102 megawatts
​Height of turbines​102.5 metres​192 metres


The project would require connection to the grid including a modification to the Fidler 312S Substation and a 240 kV transmission line.

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Proceeding 22579                 Register

Application status: closed

Information session: May 24, 2018

Information session location: Ramada by Wyndham, Pincher Creek


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

 NextEra Canada Development & Acquisitions, Inc. contact: A. José De Armas 647-789-5658 or jose.dearmas@nexteraenergy.com


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