Proceeding 27077 Register

Application status: under review

Decision expected: To be determined

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Overview

The AUC is reviewing applications from Solar Krafte Utilities Inc. to construct and operate a 60-megawatt solar power plant, designated as the Vauxhall Solar Farm, and the associated Solstice 549S Substation.

The AUC issued a notice of revised hearing for the project on July 4, 2022.

The project would be located on approximately 260 hectares of private land in the Municipal District of Taber, and would be located approximately five kilometres northwest of the town of Vauxhall. Specifically, the project area would cover the following sections and as illustrated in the map below:

SectionTownshipRangeMeridian
NW17, W20, SW28, E29, E30, SE3113164

Vauxhall Solar Farm project location

For more information about how you may become involved in this proceeding, please contact us or visit our website and review the information under “Get involved.”

Virtual hearing

If you intend to present evidence at the hearing, you must submit your written evidence by July 28, 2022, and be present at the commencement of the hearing. Your written evidence should include your statement about your intended level of participation, including whether you or your representative will:

  • Attend the hearing.
  • Cross-examine any of the applicant’s witness panels.

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.”

How to participate

If you wish to participate in this proceeding, please log in to the eFiling System, go to Proceeding 27077, and register to participate under the “registered parties” tab and file a submission. Alternatively, please contact us at 310-4282 or info@auc.ab.ca for more information or assistance with filing your submission. The lead application officer, Kloria Wen, at 403-592-4367 or email your questions to kloria.wen@auc.ab.ca.

Summarized process schedule

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

Process stepDate
Interveners’ written evidence deadlineAugust 29, 2022
Solar Krafte’s information requests to intervenersSeptember 12, 2022
Interveners’ deadline to respond to information requestsSeptember 26, 2022
Solar Krafte’s reply evidence deadlineOctober 3, 2022
Hearing test sessionOctober 6, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.
Commencement of hearingOctober 17, 2022 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 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 27077 in the “go to” section at the top left corner of your screen.

Vauxhall Solar Farm