Vulcan Solar Project

Vulcan Solar Project

Application for a new 25-megawatt solar power plant in the Vulcan area


The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently considering a project from Acestes Ventures Ltd. to construct and operate a new 25-megawatt solar power plant in the Vulcan area. The AUC will be holding a hearing in High River, Alberta, on January 22, 2019, to review the applications and submissions received, as indicated by the notice of hearing issued on November 2, 2018. 

The Alberta Utilities Commission is currently reviewing the applications and submissions received which can be accessed through the eFiling System and going to Proceeding 23645. A notice of application was issued on September 7, 2018, asking those that wish to participate in the proceeding to provide their submissions.

The solar power plant will be constructed approximately 3.5 kilometres southeast of Vulcan that will connect to FortisAlberta Inc.’s distribution system. It is proposed to be located on 160 acres of land in the northwest corner of Section 22, Township 16, Range 24, west of the Fourth Meridian at the intersection of Township Road 164 and Range Road 243.


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 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 23645 in the "go to" section at the top left corner of your screen.

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Proceeding 23645                Register

Application status: decision issued

Decision issued: 23645-D01-2019

Hearing: January 22, 2019, commencing at 9 a.m.

 Hearing location: Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre


Information session: November 19, 2018, at 7 p.m.

Information session location: Vulcan Legion Branch 21


AUC contact: Taylor McCusker
 403-592-4388 or

 Acestes Ventures Ltd. contact: Clyde Carr
403-969-5500 or


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