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Wilson Creek Energy Corp. Wilson Creek Power Plant and Connection Order, AUC Decision 27249-D01-2022

Link to Decision Summarized

Facilities – Noise Impact – Noise Mitigation

Applications

Wilson Creek Energy Corp. (“WCEC”) filed applications for approval to construct and operate an 8.8 megawatt (“MW”) natural-gas-fired power plant and connect it to the FortisAlberta Inc. electric distribution system (collectively, the “Project”). The power plant would be located adjacent to the existing Tamarack Wilson Creek sweet gas processing plant on 0.25 hectares of private land, already cleared for industrial purposes.

Decision

The AUC approved the application to construct and operate the Wilson Creek Power Plant and to connect it to the FortisAlberta Inc. electric distribution system, subject to the implementation of noise mitigation measures before construction commencement and a post-construction comprehensive sound level survey to be conducted.

Applicable Legislation

AER Directive 038: Noise Control

Alberta Utilities Commission Act, SA 2007, c A-37.2 – s 17.

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16 – ss 11 and 18.

AUC Rule 007: Applications for Power Plants, Substations, Transmission Lines, Industrial System Designations, Hydro Developments and Gas Utility Pipelines

AUC Rule 012: Noise Control

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