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The AUC is reviewing applications for a wind power project in Cypress County
Decision: 27240-D01-2023, issued February 8, 2023
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The Alberta Utilities Commission has approved applications from ENGIE Development Canada GP Inc. to construct and operate a 400-megawatt (MW) wind power plant, designated as the Buffalo Trail Wind Power Project. The AUC issued Decision 27240-D01-2023 on February 8, 2023.
The project will 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. The project will 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 held hearing from November 7 to 10, 2022 to review the applications and submissions received to consider the electric transmission development applications in Proceeding 27240. 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 followed an established review 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-4AUC.
Documents 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.