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The AUC is reviewing applications for a solar power project in the Calmar area
Commencement of virtual hearing: April 10, 2023 at 10 a.m.
Decision expected: Summer 2023
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On July 14, 2023, the AUC issued the following decision.
Pursuant to sections 11 and 19 of the Hydro and Electric Energy Act, the Commission approved the application in Decision 27652-D01-2023,1 and granted an approval to CSI to construct and operate the power plant, subject to the provisions of the Hydro and Electric Energy Act and the Alberta Utilities Commission Act, any regulations made under the acts, any orders made under the acts, the Commission rules made pursuant to the Alberta Utilities Commission Act, and the following terms and conditions:
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The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the independent utilities regulator, held a hearing to review the application and submissions received to consider the solar power plant development application in Proceeding 27652. The AUC issued a notice of hearing on December 14, 2022.
Creekside Solar Inc. has applied to construct and operate an 18.4-megawatt solar power plant called the Creekside Solar Project. The power plant would consist of approximately 46,342 solar photovoltaic panels and be located approximately one kilometer south of the town of Calmar. Specifically, the project would be located in the northwest quarter of Section 24, Township 49, Range 27, west of the Fourth Meridian.
Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 27652.
The AUC will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the solar power plant development applications in Proceeding 27652. The hearing date is April 10, 2023.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 27652 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.