Proceeding 28843  Register

Commencement of virtual hearing: August 26, 2024 at 9 a.m.

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Overview

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the electric transmission and power plant development applications in Proceeding 28843. The notice of application was issued on March 27, 2024.

Sunrise Solar Project GP Limited has applied to construct and operate a 75-megawatt solar power plant, and an associated substation, designated as the Sunrise Solar Project. The applications have been filed under the Hydro and Electric Energy Act. The project would be located on approximately 500 acres in the Municipal District of Pincher Creek, approximately one kilometre northwest of the town of Pincher Creek. The substation would be located in Legal Subdivision 5, Section 34, Township 6, Range 30, west of the Fourth Meridian. Below is a map that demonstrates the location.

The power plant would be sited on the specific lands listed in the table below.

Quarter Section Township Range Meridian
NW 27 6 30 W4M
SE 28 6 30 W4M
NE 28 6 30 W4M
SE 33 6 30 W4M
SW 34 6 30 W4M

Further information about the proceeding is available through the AUC’s eFiling System under Proceeding 28843.

Hearing information

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the independent utilities regulator, will be considering the electric transmission and power plant development applications in Proceeding 28843 and will be holding a hearing beginning on August 26, 2024 at 9 a.m. through August 29, 2024.

Participant information session

The AUC holds information sessions to provide information about how to have your say and become involved in its proceedings. The AUC will be holding a virtual information session for this proceeding on May 22, 2024 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. You can register to join here.

To learn more about the review process, or for more information about how you may become involved in this proceeding, please contact us or visit the following webpages:

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 28843 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.​

 

Sunrise Solar Project and Colony 685S Substation