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The AUC is reviewing applications for a wind power project in Cypress County
Written evidence deadline: September 26, 2022
Decision expected: To be determined
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The Alberta Utilities Commission will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions from ENGIE Development Canada GP Inc. for approval to construct and operate a 400-megawatt (MW) wind power plant, designated as the Buffalo Trail Wind Power Project. The AUC issued a notice of hearing on August 2, 2022.
The project would consist of up to 65 wind turbines in two 200-MW phases (north and south phases). Each phase would have a separate substation, which would be designated as Buffalo Trail North Substation and Buffalo Trail South Substation, respectively. The project would be located in Cypress County and the project area and proposed substation locations are shown on the map below.
Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 27240.
The AUC holds information sessions to provide information about how to have your say and become involved in its proceedings. The AUC is prepared to provide a telephone or virtual session about options for participating in this proceeding and the local intervener funding that may be available to you to support your participation, if requested by individuals or groups interested in the proceeding.
Please contact the lead application officer, Allan Anderson at 403-592-4438 or firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2022 if you want to participate in an information session.
For more information about how you may become involved in this proceeding, please contact us or visit our website and review the information on the AUC’s Review process for facility applications web page.
The AUC will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the electric transmission development applications in Proceeding 27523. The hearing will commence on November 7, 2022 at 9 a.m.
If you intend to present evidence at the hearing, you must submit your written evidence by September 26, 2022 and be present at the commencement of the hearing. Your written evidence should include your statement about your intended level of participation, including whether you or your representative will:
If you want to learn more about the review process, or for more information about how you may become involved in this proceeding, please contact us or review the information under “Have your say” or under “Review process.”
The AUC has established the following process to consider the applications:
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 email@example.com 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 27240 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.