Proceeding 28723  Register

Applications 28723-A001 to 28723-A003

Commencement of virtual hearing: June 10, 2024

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Westbridge Renewable Energy Corporation has applied to construct and operate a 300-megawatt solar power plant under the project specific entity Dolcy Solar Inc. Associated with this project is Dolcy 1148S Substation and battery energy storage system, designated as the Dolcy Solar + Energy Storage Project. The applications have been filed under the Hydro and Electric Energy Act.

The Dolcy Solar + Energy Storage Project would be located in the Municipal District of Wainwright, Alberta, approximately 20 kilometres north of the hamlet of Metiskow and 20 kilometres southwest of Edgerton. Specifically, the project would be located within Township 41, ranges 4 and 5, west of the Fourth Meridian. The associated Dolcy 1148S Substation and the battery energy storage system would be located in the southeast quarter of Section 36, Township 41, Range 5, west of the Fourth Meridian.

Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 28723.

Hearing information

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the power plant, substation and battery energy storage system development applications in Proceeding 28723 and will be holding a hearing beginning on June 10, 2024 through June 14, 2024.

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Summarized process schedule

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

Process step Date
Interveners’ information requests (IRs) to applicant April 16, 2024
Applicants’ responses to interveners IRs April 23, 2024
Interveners’ written evidence May 3, 2024
Applicant’s and Commission’s IRs to interveners May 13, 2024
Interveners’ responses to applicant’s and Commission’s IRs May 23, 2024
Applicant’s written reply evidence May 31, 2024
Commencement of oral hearing June 10, 2024, at 10 a.m.

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 28723 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.​

Dolcy Solar + Energy Storage Project