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The AUC approves largest battery storage installation in Canada

TERIC Power Ltd. has received approvals from the AUC to install two 20-megawatt lithium-ion battery energy storage power plants. The eReserve1 Battery Energy Storage Power Plant will be located near… Continue reading The AUC approves largest battery storage installation in Canada

AUC releases first enforcement report for April to December, 2019

The AUC actively enforces its decisions, orders, rules, utility-related legislation and regulations to ensure compliance by utilities. In June of 2018, the Alberta Utilities Commission Act granted the AUC authority to issue… Continue reading AUC releases first enforcement report for April to December, 2019

AUC-approved power plant uses uncommon technology to produce green power without emissions

The AUC approved a power plant that will use uncommon turbine technology to produce power using waste heat and without emissions, while allowing the owner to lower its electricity bill.… Continue reading AUC-approved power plant uses uncommon technology to produce green power without emissions

Questions about your utility bill?

We want to help you find the answers to your questions. The utility industry can be complex. The production and delivery of natural gas and electricity to homes and businesses… Continue reading Questions about your utility bill?

​​​Inaugural AUC Annual Report Card identifies work done in 2019-2020 fiscal year and a commitment to further process improvements​​​

The AUC has issued its first annual report card​​, a detailed report setting out our accomplishments in 2019-2020, making it easier for stakeholders to assess in a simple, straightforward way whether… Continue reading ​​​Inaugural AUC Annual Report Card identifies work done in 2019-2020 fiscal year and a commitment to further process improvements​​​

AUC releases 2020-2021 Operational Plan

The AUC takes a very strategic approach to accomplishing its mandate, an approach supported by active stakeholder consultation and input, regular scans of the evolving operational and regulatory environment, the… Continue reading AUC releases 2020-2021 Operational Plan

AUC creates independent expert committee to help streamline rates decisions. Committee invites stakeholder submissions for report to Commission

The Alberta Utilities Commission has established an independent AUC Procedures and Processes Review Committee to focus on improving the timeliness of its large and complex rates proceedings, announced in Bulletin 2020-17 on… Continue reading AUC creates independent expert committee to help streamline rates decisions. Committee invites stakeholder submissions for report to Commission

AUC adopts trusted traveller approach for low-risk applications

The Alberta Utilities Commission is making things simpler for Alberta’s electric transmission and gas utility pipeline companies by adopting a trusted traveler approach for low-risk projects in place of its… Continue reading AUC adopts trusted traveller approach for low-risk applications

AUC turns 105 on April 17, 2020

The AUC was created on April 17, 1915 as the Board of Public Utility Commissioners which was renamed the Public Utility Commission, then became the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board… Continue reading AUC turns 105 on April 17, 2020