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The AUC is reviewing applications for a power plant in the Fairview area
Decision: 27527-D01-2023, issued March 7, 2023
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The AUC has denied applications from Mojek Resources Inc. to construct and operate a 96-megawatt power plant within the existing Gage Battery site, in Legal Subdivision 13 of Section 18, Township 82, Range 3, west of the Sixth Meridian. The AUC issued Decision 27527-D01-2023 on March 7, 2023.
The AUC determined that the project is not in the public interest as the application:
Mojek Resources Inc.’s application proposed to construct and operate 18 5.7-megawatt gas turbine generators to be constructed over three phases. The power generated would be used to supply a Bitcoin mining operation. Phases 1 and 2 would each consist of six generators to serve 24 bitcoin mining containers. Phase 3 would consist of six generators to serve 16 bitcoin mining containers. The total generating capability of the generators would be capped at 96 MW.
Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 27527.
For more information about how you may become involved in an AUC proceeding, please contact us or review the information on the Review process for facility applications web page.
The AUC will be holding a virtual hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the power plant and electric transmission development applications in Proceeding 27527. The hearing will commence on December 16, 2022, at 10 a.m.
The virtual oral hearing will be held remotely using a videoconferencing platform. Participants are responsible for ensuring that they have access to all documentary evidence filed on the record of the proceeding, either through the eFiling System or in their preferred format.
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 “Get involved”.
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 27527 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.