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Concord Stavely GP2 Ltd. Stavely Solar Power Project Amendments and Time Extension, AUC Decision 27342-D01-2022

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Solar Power – Facilities


Concord Stavely GP2 Ltd. (“Concord”) applied for amendments and a time extension to the Stavely Solar Power Project (the “Power Plant”) located in Stavely, Alberta.


The AUC evaluated the Power Plant, the requested amendments, and compliance with s. 11 of the Hydro and Electric Energy Act. The AUC was satisfied that Concord’s noise impact assessment met the requirements of Rule 012: Noise Control. The AUC was also satisfied that the solar glare analysis met the applicable requirements.

Applicable Legislation

Alberta Utilities Commission Act, SA 2007, c A-37.2 – s 9.

AUC Rule 012: Noise Control.

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16 – ss 11 and 19.

Hydro and Electric Energy Regulation, Alta Reg 409/1983 – ss 11 and 12.

Pertinent Issues

Concord requested an amendment to the approval for the Power Plant to reflect an increase in the total generating capability of the Power Plant from 8.5 megawatts (“MW”) to 16.5 MW and for a time extension to complete the construction of the Power Plant (the “Project”).

The AUC was satisfied that the Project amendments would not increase the environmental impacts beyond what the AUC previously assessed.

The AUC further noted that Concord had demonstrated that the requested time extension was minor.

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