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The AUC is reviewing applications for a solar power plant in the Red Deer area
Decision: 26893-D01-2022, issued July 8, 2022
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The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved applications from Saturn Power Inc. to construct and operate the Springbrook Solar Power Plant Project. The AUC issued a notice of hearing for the project on March 28, 2022.
Green Cat Renewables Inc., on behalf of Saturn Power Inc., has been approved to construct and operate the Springbrook Solar Project and to connect it to the FortisAlberta Inc. electric distribution system. The project will consist of a solar photovoltaic power plant with an installed capacity of up to 20 megawatts.
The project will be sited on approximately 92 acres of cultivated land within Red Deer County, approximately 1.8 kilometres northwest of the hamlet of Springbrook. The proposed project will be sited adjacent to the Red Deer Regional Airport on land owned by the airport and a private landowner. More specifically, the project will be located on the northwest, northeast and southeast quarters of Section 23, Township 37, Range 28, west of the Fourth Meridian.
The AUC held a virtual hearing to review the application and submissions received to consider the solar power plant development application in Proceeding 26893 from May 25 to May 27, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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 established the following process to consider the application:
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 26893 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.