Proceeding 27582  Register

Application status: under review

Decision expected: To be determined

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The Alberta Utilities Commission is reviewing applications from General Land & Power Corp. for approval to construct and operate a 75-megawatt solar power plant and associated substation. The Sollair Solar Energy Power Plant and Sollair 1055S Substation would be located on approximately 476 acres of cultivated land in Rocky View County. The substation would contain one 138/34.5-kilovolt (kV) transformer, one 138-kilovolt circuit breaker and associated substation equipment. The power plant and substation would be located adjacent to the north boundary of the city of Airdrie within Section 26, Township 27, Range 29, west of the Fourth Meridian.

The AUC will be holding a hearing to review the applications and submissions received to consider the electric transmission development applications. The hearing will begin on February 27, 2023 at 9 a.m.

The map below identifies the applied-for area by the Foothills Solar GP Inc., which includes the project boundary and substation location which will be considered in this proceeding.

Participant information

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.

Summarized process schedule

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

Process stepDeadline date
Interveners’ information requests to applicantsDecember 16, 2022
Applicants to respond to information requestsJanuary 6, 2023
Interveners’ written evidenceJanuary 20, 2023
Information requests to interveners about intervener
February 1, 2023
Interveners to respond to information requestsFebruary 13, 2023
Applicants’ reply evidenceFebruary 21, 2023
Commencement of virtual hearingFebruary 27, 2023, 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 27582 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.

Sollair Solar Energy Project