Proceeding 28295  Register

Commencement of virtual hearing: To be determined

Decision expected: Winter 2024

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The AUC has placed this proceeding into abeyance pursuant to Rule 001: Rules of Practice, Section 17.1. The aim of putting the application into abeyance is to provide the applicant the opportunity to ensure its application complies with the participant involvement program guidelines of Rule 007. Further information about this decision can be found in the application abeyance letter found in the eFiling System.

PACE Canada LP applied to construct and operate a 16.1-megawatt solar power plant, designated as the Caroline Solar Project. The project would be located on approximately 57 acres of private, cultivated land, within the urban boundary of the village of Caroline. Specifically, the project would be located within the northeast quarter of Section 14, Township 36, Range 6, west of the Fifth Meridian. The project would connect to the FortisAlberta Inc. distribution system.

Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 28295.

Hearing information

As the application has been placed into abeyance, forthcoming procedural steps, including the filing of evidence and the scheduled hearing dates, are adjourned until further notice.

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Summarized process schedule

The AUC has established the following process to consider the applications:

Process step Date
Information session November 20, 2023, at 7-9 p.m.
Interveners’ information requests (questions) to applicant deadline November 24, 2023
Applicant’s deadline to respond to information requests from
December 8, 2023
Interveners’ written evidence deadline January 5, 2024
Information requests to interveners about intervener evidence January 19, 2024
Interveners’ deadline to respond to information requests February 2, 2024
Applicant’s reply evidence deadline TBD
Commencement of hearing TBD

The eFiling System​

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 28295 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.​

Caroline Solar Project