AUC hearing in progress.

Proceeding 27417  Register

Application status: under review

Commencement of virtual hearing: March 13, 2023​

Decision expected: To be determined

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Overview

The Alberta Utilities Commission is reviewing applications from the City of Medicine Hat for approval to construct a new substation and modify an existing transmission line to connect to the substation in the southwest area of the city of Medicine Hat to meet growing electrical needs of the area. 

The AUC will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the electric transmission development applications starting on March 13, 2023. 

The map below identifies the applied-for routes by the City of Medicine Hat, which includes a preferred route and an alternate route, both of which will be considered in this proceeding. The AUC may approve the preferred route or the alternate route.

Participation

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.

If you intend to present evidence at the hearing, you must submit your written evidence by February 10, 2023 and be present at the commencement of the hearing.

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

Process stepDeadline date
Information requests to applicant by group represented by Bishop LawJanuary 27, 2023
Applicant response to information requests from intervenersFebruary 3, 2023
Written evidence from group represented by Bishop LawFebruary 10, 2023
Information requests to group represented by Bishop Law about its evidenceFebruary 17, 2023
Deadline for group represented by Bishop Law to respond to information requestsFebruary 24, 2023
Applicant’s reply evidence deadlineMarch 3, 2023
Commencement of virtual hearingMarch 13, 2023, at 9 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 info@auc.ab.ca 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 27417 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.

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